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August 30 Events and Birthdays

Guest Author - Judith Hodges

Today in History- August 30th

Happy Birthday!
1797 Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, author (Frankenstein)
1898 Shirley Booth, actress (Hazel)
1908 Fred MacMurray, actor (My Three Sons, The Shaggy Dog)
1918 Ted Williams, baseball player
1919 Kitty Wells, country music singer (It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels)
1925 Laurent de Brunhoff, author (Babar)
1930 Warren Buffett, business man
1941 Ben Jones, actor/ congressman (Cooter from The Dukes of Hazzard)
1943 Jean-Clause Killy, 1968 Olympics 3 medals gold for alpine skier
1947 Peggy Lipton, actress (Mod Squad)
1948 Lewis Black, actor/ comedian (The Daily Show)
1951 Timothy Bottoms, actor (Paper Chase, George W. Bush performer)
1972 Cameron Diaz, actress (Fiona from Shrek, Charlie's Angels)
1982 Andy Roddick, tennis player
? Herry Monster (Sesame Street)

Deaths:
2003 Charles Bronson, actor (Death Wish series)

Events:
1789 George Washington took the first oath of office.
1918 Vladimir Lenin shot, but survived.

History Lesson:

Behind every good man- Laurent de Brunhoff's mom invented Babar, but his father created the complete story. When his father passed away, Laurent continued the stories.

Warren Buffett owns large amounts of shares in Coca-Cola, Gillette, and American Express. Net worth around $44 billion. (Boy, was I born in the wrong family.)
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