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On This Day

July 26

Aunt and Uncle’s Day

1936 Canadian National Vimy Memorial is unveiled by King Edward VII

1951 The premier of the Alice in Wonderland.

1965 Maldives becomes an independent country

1969 The album Beggar’s Banquet is released by the Rolling Stones

1971 J- Mission: Apollo 15 is launched from Kennedy Space Centre

1984 The film Purple Rain premieres starring Prince

1985 Pee-wee’s Big Adventure is released in theatres

1999 The film Deep Blue Sea opens directed by starring Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Rapaport

2005 Space Shuttle Discovery Mission STS-114 is launched from Kennedy Space Centre

2009 At Night of Champions Jeff Hardy beats C.M. Punk for World Heavyweight Championship.

Happy Birthday

1739 George Clinton the 4th President of America

1782 John Field musician

1924 Duke Ellington born Louie Bellson Jazz Master

1929 Joe Jackson father & former manger of the Jackson Family

1928 Stanley Kubrick film director

1940 Dobie Gray singer

1943 Mick Jagger musician founding member of The Rolling Stones

1945 Betty Davis Singer

1949 Roger Taylor musician in the band Queen.

1959 Kevin Spacey actor

1964 Sandra Bullock actress

1972 Wayne Wonder reggae singer

1983 Zara singer

1989 Ivian Sarcos model Miss World

1995 Tessa Blanchard wrestler


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