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Oswald Slain! (On Nov 24,1963, at 12:20 p.m., in the basement of the Dallas police station, Lee Harvey Oswald, the alleged assassin of President John F. Kennedy, is shot to death by Jack Ruby, a Dallas nightclub owner)
Pelican crossings were introduced in 1969 and are controlled by traffic lights. The name comes from PEdestrian LIght CONtrolled crossing. Separate signals tell pedestrians when they may cross
Queen urges country to be strong in face of crisis (The Queen has urged the country to unite and said every individual has an important role to play in the coming days and months to tackle the coronavirus pandemic. She said the UK is “entering a period of great concern and uncertainty”, but added that the country’s “history has been forged by people and communities coming together to work as one”)
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Raptor Persecution UK
Diane Sawyer - is an American television broadcast journalist known for anchoring major programs on two networks including ABC World News Tonight, Good Morning America, 20/20, and Primetime newsmagazine while at ABC News. During her tenure at CBS News she hosted CBS Morning and was the first woman correspondent on 60 Minutes. Prior to her journalism career, she was a member of U.S. President Richard Nixon's White House staff and assisted in his post-presidency memoirs.
A side note - my father was the principal at Melbourne Heights Elementary which Diane Sawyer attended in Louisville. Her mother was a teacher at the same school and my parents knew their family well.
In 1963, at the age of 18, she won the American Junior Miss pageant.
Her first job in television was as the "weather girl" at Louisville's WLKY television station. I believe that was around 1967.
Top Rock-Roll Trio Killed In Airplane Crash (On February 3, 1959, American rock and roll musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and "The Big Bopper" J. P. Richardson were killed in a plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa, together with pilot Roger Peterson. The event later became known as "The Day the Music Died", after singer-songwriter Don McLean referred to it as such in his 1971 song "American Pie")
United States Declares War on Japan; General Says Planes Repulsed at 'Frisco
Victoria Is Dead and Edward Reigns (Queen Victoria was the second-longest reigning British monarch in history, ruling the United Kingdom from 1837 to 1901. Her death on Jan. 22, 1901, at age 81 was mourned around the world and signaled an end to the Victorian Era)
Barbara Walters - is an American broadcast journalist, author, and television personality. Walters began her career on The Today Show in the early 1960s as a writer and segment producer of women's interest stories. In 1974 she became co-host of the program, the first woman to hold such a title on an American news program. In 1976, she continued to be a pioneer for women in broadcasting by becoming the first female co-anchor of a network evening news program, alongside Harry Reasoner on the ABC Evening News. From 1979 to 2004, Walters worked as a producer and co-host on the ABC newsmagazine 20/20. Walters also created, produced, and co-hosted the ABC daytime talk show The View, on which she appeared from 1997 until her retirement in 2014.
On The Today Show with Gene Shalit and Frank McGee (1973)
On The View (left) with President Obama and co-host Joy Behar (2010)