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On This Day

February 10

Umbrella Day

60 St. Paul is shipwrecked on the Island of Malta.

1939 The western film Stagecoach Directed by John Ford starring John Wayne & Claire Trevor premiers.

1940 The cat & mouse cartoon Tom & Jerry debuts.

1963 In a Trade The Toronto Maple Leafs acquire Red Kelly for Marc Reame who goes to Detroit Red Wings

1965 The single Nowhere to Run is released by Martha and the Vandellas

1966 Bob Marley marries Alpharita Constantia "Rita" Marley

1977 in Toronto the Eaton Center was open for the first day shopping with 150 shops. The mall’s architect were Eberhard Zeidler & B+H Architects

1979 Rod Stewart song Do you think I’m sexy hits #1 on the chart.

1985 Northern Lights a Canadian super group made up of Neil Young, Bran Adams, Geddy Lee, Joni Mitchell, plus John Candy recorded Tears are not Enough.

1987 Rendezvous 87 a game between USSR vs NHL all stars

1995 The Quick and the Dead hit movie theaters directed by Sam Raimi staring Sharon Stone, Gene Hackman, Russell Crowe & Leonardo DiCaprio

2006 J Dilla passes away from cardiac arrest.

Happy Birthday

1929 Jerry Goldsmith film score composer

1939 Roberta Flack singer

1959 Tonga Fifita aka Haku wrestler 1 x WWF Tag Team Championship with André the Giant, 1 x WCW Hardcore Championship.

1962 Cliff Burton bassist in the Metallica who tragically passed away in bus accident while on tour in Sweden.

1964 Glen Beck journalist

1967 Laura Dern actress starred in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, F Is for Family, Jurassic Park & Blue Velvet.

1974 Elizabeth Banks actress starred in Curb Your Enthusiasm, Power Rangers, The Hunger Games film series, 30 Rock, & Spider-Man series.

1983 Vic Fuentes in the band Pierce The Veil

1991 Emma Roberts actress starred in American Horror Story, The Flight Before Christmas, & Scream Queens.

1991 Samantha Hoopes Model for Sports Illustrated, Levi's Jeans & Guess.

1997 Chloë Grace Moretz actress starred in Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, Carrie & Kick-Ass



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