On this Day (Jun 28) in Baby Boomer History : 1951 - "Amos - TopicsExpress


On this Day (Jun 28) in Baby Boomer History : 1951 - "Amos ’n’ Andy" moved to CBS-TV from radio. 1960 - In Cuba, Fidel Castro confiscated American-owned oil refineries without compensation. 1964 - Malcolm X founded the Organization for Afro American Unity to seek independence for blacks in the Western Hemisphere. 1965 - The first commercial satellite began communications service. It was Early Bird (Intelsat II). 1967 - Israel formally declared Jerusalem reunified under its sovereignty following its capture of the Arab sector in the June 1967 war. 1971 - The U.S. Supreme Court overturned the draft evasion conviction of Muhammad Ali. 1972 - U.S. President Nixon announced that no new draftees would be sent to Vietnam. Born on this day: Mel Brooks, Writer, director, actor (1926); John Byner - Comedian, impressionist (1937); Gilda Radner, comedian (1946); Kathy Bates Actress (1948); John Elway, NFL Quarterback, (1960)
Posted on: Fri, 28 Jun 2013 19:22:02 +0000

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