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the current land speed record for a steerable car. is held by a retired British Royal Air Force pilot, He reached 763.035 mph in October 1997 driving the jet-powered Thrust SSC.
Michael Jackson Marries Lisa Marie Presley-May 26,1994 (
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On 9 August 1945, the US dropped a second atomic bomb (“Fat Man”) was dropped on the city of Nagasaki. These are the only times nuclear weapons have been used in war.
Oprah Winfrey born - Jan. 29, 1954
The Plague or Black Death arrives in England 1346. It is difficult to imagine the terror that must have struck the people in England as it swept across the country. Well over a quarter of the population are believed to have died, devastating villages and towns. The plague had profound impact on society - leading to relative peace for a time and providing wage rises to surviving peasants
Queen for a Day premiered on radio April 30, 1945 – Queen for a Day is an American radio and television game show that helped to usher in American listeners' and viewers' fascination with big-prize giveaway shows. Queen for a Day originated in New York City before moving to Los Angeles a few months later and ran until 1957. The show then ran on NBC Television from 1956 to 1960 and on ABC Television from 1960 to 1964.
new world record for sailing solo round the world: 42 days, 16 hours, 40 minutes and 35 seconds.18 Dec 2017 by Francois Gibert
Star Wars (original movie) premiered on May 25, 1977. It is an American epic space-opera film written and directed by George Lucas. It stars Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Cushing, Alec Guinness, David Prowse, James Earl Jones, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, and Peter Mayhew. It is the first installment of the original Star Wars trilogy. Also known as Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope, it was retroactively made the fourth episode in the nine-part 'Skywalker saga' (albeit being the first released).
2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami-Dec 26, 2004 (occurred at 00:58:53 UTC on 26 December, with an epicenter off the west coast of northern Sumatra. It was an undersea megathrust earthquake that registered a magnitude of 9.1–9.3 Mw, reaching a Mercalli intensity up to IX in certain areas. The earthquake was caused by a rupture along the fault between the Burma Plate and the Indian Plate)
Universal Studios Florida opened June 7, 1990 - is a theme park and production studio located in Orlando, Florida, United States. The park's theme is the entertainment industry, in particular movies and television. Universal Studios Florida inspires its guests to "ride the movies", and it features numerous attractions and live shows. The park is one component of the larger Universal Orlando Resort. In 2017, the park hosted an estimated 10,198,000 visitors, ranking as the sixth most attended theme park in the United States, as well as the ninth most attended theme park worldwide.