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Written by Barry Kowal   
Mar 13, 2020 at 12:27 PM

Hello people,

    We have eight (8) birthdays today,a holy man,four actresses,an actor,
a tennis player and a deceased supercentenarian.Plus three (3) historical events.
       Let's start with the three (3) historical events.


Event 1)April 19: 245 years ago today on April 19,1775 a shot was fired that was
heard around the world,as Paul Revere made his "Midnight Ride" through the streets
of Lexington,Massachusetts,USA yelling "The British are Coming",beginning the
American Revolution.

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Event 2)April 19: 27 years ago today on Monday,April 19,1993 a 50 day siege at the
Branch Davidian compund near Waco,Texas ended as the Bureau of Alcohol,
Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) stormed the compound.

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Event 3)April 19: 25 years ago today on Wednesday,April 19,1995 there was a
domestic terrorist truck bombing on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in
downtown Oklahoma City,Oklahoma,USA The bombing was perpetrated by Timothy McVeigh
and Terry Nichols.

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1) Born on Wednesday,April 19,1939 in Mashhad,Iran is a marja and the second and
current Supreme Leader of Iran,in office since 1989.He was previously President of
Iran from 1981 to 1989.

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2) Born on Friday,April 19,1968 in Los Angeles is an actress and political activistShe has had leading roles in films including "Ruby in Paradise" (1993),"Norma Jean Marilyn" (1996),"Kiss The Girls"(1997) and "Double Jeopardy" (1999).

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3) Born on Thursday,April 19,1979 in Los Angeles is an actress and businesswoman.
She rose to prominence in 2000 for starring in "Almost Famous", for which she won a Golden Globe and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.Her other films include "How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days" (2003),"Raising Helen" (2004) "The Skeleton Key" (2005), "You,Me And Dupree" (2006),"Fool's Gold" (2008),"Bride Wars" (2009),"Nine" (2009) and "Deepwater Horizon" (2016).

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Kate Hudson

4) Born on Wednesday,April 19,1933 in Bryn Mawr,Pennsylvania,USA (died:June 29,1967
in New Orleans) was a film,theater and television actress. She was also a nightclub
entertainer,a singer and one of the early Playboy Playmates.She was a major Hollywood
sex symbol during the 1950s and early 1960s,while under contract at 20th Century Fox.
She enjoyed success in the role of fictional actress Rita Marlowe,both in the
1955-1956 Broadway version and the 1957 Hollywood film version of "Will Success
Spoil Rock Hunter?" Her other major movie performances were in "The Girl Can't Help
It" (1956),"The Wayward Bus"(1957)and "Too Hot To Handle" (1960).

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Jayne Mansfield

5) Born on Saturday,April 19,1969 in Hammond,Indiana,U.S.A. is an actress and model.She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for April 1995.She has appeared in Playboy videos and Special Editions,working for Playboy as a model for more than five years following her centerfold appearance.
    She was captain of the four-member Team Playboy X-treme, which completed the
2000 Eco-Challenge in Borneo,together with Playmates Jennifer Lavoie and Kalin Olson and United States Marine Corps Captain Owen West.As a stunt woman, she has worked on such features as Snow Dogs and All About the Benjamins.

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Danelle Folta

6) Born on Wednesday,April 19,1978 in, Palo Alto,California,USA is an actor,filmmaker
and college instructor.For his role in "127 Hours",he was nominated for an Academy
Award for Best Actor.He is known for his roles in Sam Raimi's "Spider-Man" trilogy

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7) Born on Sunday,April 19,1987 in Nyagan,Russia is a Russian professional tennis
player. A United States resident since 1994,she has competed on the WTA tour since
She has been ranked world No. 1 in singles by the WTA on five separate occasions,
for a total of 21 weeks.She is one of ten women,and the only Russian,to hold the
career Grand Slam.She is also an Olympic medalist,having earned silver for Russia in
women's singles at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

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8)Born on Monday,April 19,1897 in Kamiukawa,Japan (died:June 12,2013 in Kyotango,
Japan) was a Japanese supercentenarian.He became the oldest verified male in history
on December 28,2012,at the age of 115 years and 253 days when he surpassed the age of
Christian Mortensen who died in 1998,and also became the first and so far the only
man who indisputably reached 116 years of age,being 116 years, 54 days old at the
time of his death from natural causes on 12 June 2013 in a hospital in his hometown
of Kyotango,Kyoto Prefecture,Japan.He was the last verified living man born in
the 19th century.

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