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February 9th - Happy Birthday Michael B. Jordan & Rose Leslie


Today is Thursday, Feb. 9, the 40th day of 2012. There are 326 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On Feb. 9, 1942, the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff held its first formal meeting to coordinate military strategy during World War II.

On this date:
In 474, Zeno crowned as co-emperor of the Byzantine Empire.
In 1555, Bishop of Gloucester John Hooper is burned at the stake.
In 1621, Gregory XV becomes Pope, the last Pope elected by acclamation.
In 1773, the ninth president of the United States, William Henry Harrison, was born in Charles City County, Va.
In 1775, American Revolutionary War: The British Parliament declares Massachusetts in rebellion.
In 1788, The Habsburg Empire joins the Russo-Turkish War in the Russian camp.
In 1825, After no presidential candidate receives a majority of electoral votes in the election of 1824, the United States House of Representatives elects John Quincy Adams President of the United States.
In 1849, New Roman Republic established
In 1861, American Civil War: Jefferson Davis is elected the Provisional President of the Confederate States of America by the Confederate convention at Montgomery, Alabama.
In 1870, President Ulysses S. Grant signs a joint resolution of Congress establishing the U.S. Weather Bureau.
In 1889, President Grover Cleveland signs a bill elevating the United States Department of Agriculture to a Cabinet-level agency.
In 1895, William G. Morgan creates a game called Mintonette, which soon comes to be referred to as volleyball.
In 1900, The Davis Cup competition is established.
In 1904, Russo–Japanese War: Battle of Port Arthur concludes.
In 1913, A group of meteors is visible across much of the eastern seaboard of North and South America, leading astronomers to conclude the source had been a small, short-lived natural satellite of the Earth.
In 1920, Under the terms of the Spitsbergen Treaty, international diplomacy recognizes Norwegian sovereignty over Arctic archipelago Svalbard, and designates it as demilitarized.
In 1922, Brazil becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
In 1934, The Balkan Entente is formed.
In 1942, daylight-saving "War Time" went into effect in the United States, with clocks turned one hour forward.
In 1943, the World War II battle of Guadalcanal in the southwest Pacific ended with an Allied victory over Japanese forces.
In 1945, World War II: The Battle of the Atlantic, HMS Venturer sinks U-864 off the coast of Fedje, Norway, in a rare instance of submarine-to-submarine combat.
In 1945, World War II: A force of Allied aircraft unsuccessfully attacked a German destroyer in Førdefjorden, Norway.
In 1950, Second Red Scare: Senator Joseph McCarthy accuses the United States Department of State of being filled with Communists.
In 1951, Geochang massacre: Korean War
In 1959, The R-7 Semyorka, the first intercontinental ballistic missile, becomes operational at Plesetsk, USSR.
In 1964, The Beatles make their first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, performing before a "record-busting" audience of 73 million viewers.
In 1965, Vietnam War: The first United States combat troops are sent to South Vietnam.
In 1969, First test flight of the Boeing 747.
In 1971, a magnitude 6.6 earthquake in California's San Fernando Valley claimed 65 lives.
In 1971, Satchel Paige becomes the first Negro League player to be voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
In 1971, Apollo program: Apollo 14 returns to Earth after the third manned moon landing.
In 1973, Biju Patnaik of the Pragati Legislature Party is elected leader of the opposition in the state assembly in Orissa, India.
In 1975, The Soyuz 17 Soviet spacecraft returns to Earth.
In 1984, Soviet leader Yuri V. Andropov, 69, died less than 15 months after succeeding Leonid Brezhnev; he was followed by Konstantin U. Chernenko.
In 1991, Voters in Lithuania vote for independence.
In 1995, Space Shuttle astronauts Bernard A. Harris, Jr. and Michael Foale become the first African American and first Briton, respectively, to perform spacewalks.
In 1996, The Provisional Irish Republican Army declares the end to its 18 month ceasefire and explodes a large bomb in London's Canary Wharf.
In 2001, The American submarine USS Greeneville accidentally strikes and sinks the Ehime-Maru, a Japanese training vessel operated by the Uwajima Fishery High School.

Ten years ago: Britain's Princess Margaret, the high-spirited and unconventional sister of Queen Elizabeth II, died in London at age 71. At the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Jochem Uytdehaage of the Netherlands won the gold medal in the men's 5,000-meter speedskating race in a world record time of 6:[sign in to see URL]. Oakland's Rich Gannon led the AFC to a 38-30 victory over the NFC in the Pro Bowl.

Five years ago: Defense Secretary Robert Gates told reporters in Munich, Germany, that serial numbers and other markings on bombs suggested that Iranians were linked to deadly explosives used by Iraqi militants. British actor Ian Richardson, who portrayed immoral politician Francis Urquhart in the satirical TV drama "House of Cards," died in London at age 72.

One year ago: Thousands of workers went on strike across Egypt, adding a new dimension to the uprising as public rage turned to the vast wealth President Hosni Mubarak's family reportedly amassed while close to half the country struggled near the poverty line. Rep. Christopher Lee, R-N.Y., abruptly resigned with only a vague explanation of regret after gossip website Gawker reported that the married congressman had sent a shirtless photo of himself flexing his muscles to a woman whose Craigslist ad he answered.

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Today's Birthdays: Television journalist Roger Mudd is 84. Actress Janet Suzman is 73. Actress-politician Sheila James Kuehl ("The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis") is 71. Singer-songwriter Carole King is 70. Actor Joe Pesci is 69. Singer Barbara Lewis is 69. Author Alice Walker is 68. Actress Mia Farrow is 67. Sen. Jim Webb, D-Va., is 66. Singer Joe Ely is 65. Actress Judith Light is 63. Rhythm-and-blues musician Dennis "DT" Thomas (Kool & the Gang) is 61. Actor Charles Shaughnessy is 57. Former Democratic National Chairman Terry McAuliffe is 55. Jazz musician Steve Wilson is 51. Country singer Travis Tritt is 49. Actress Julie Warner is 47. Country singer Danni Leigh is 42. Actor Jason George is 40. Actor-producer Charlie Day is 36. Rock singer Chad Wolf (Carolina Liar) is 36. Actor A.J. Buckley is 35. Rock musician Richard On ([sign in to see URL].) is 33. Actress Ziyi Zhang is 33. Actor David Gallagher is 27. Actress Marina Malota is 24. Actress Camille Winbush is 22. Actor Jimmy Bennett is 16.

Other notable birthdays, Feb. 9:
1934, John Ziegler, former NHL Commissioner
1939, Barry Mann, American singer
1939, Janet Suzman, South African actress
1946, Vince Papale, American football player
1952, Danny White, American football player
1952, Mookie Wilson, American baseball player
1955, Jim J. Bullock, American actor
1960, Holly Johnson, British singer (Frankie Goes to Hollywood)
1960, Peggy Whitson, NASA astronaut
1961, John Kruk, American baseball player
1967, Todd Pratt, American baseball player
1968, Derek Strong, American basketball player
1969, Ian Eagle, American sportscaster
1969, Jimmy Smith, American football player
1973, Svetlana Boginskaya, Soviet gymnast
1974, Brad Maynard, American football player
1974, Amber Valletta, American model
1974, John Wallace, American basketball player
1975, Vladimir Guerrero, Dominican baseball player
1976, Charlie Day, American actor
1979, Irina Slutskaya, Russian figure skater
1981, John Walker Lindh, American Taliban fighter
1982, Jameer Nelson, American basketball player
1984, Maurice Ager, American basketball player
1984, Dioner Navarro, Venezuelan baseball player
1985, Rachel Melvin, American actress
1989, Gia Farrell, American singer

Born on this day, Feb. 9, passed away:
1737, Thomas Paine, English radical liberal philosopher, American revolutionary (d. 1809)
1748, Luther Martin, American patriot (d. 1826)
1773, William Henry Harrison, 9th President of the United States (d. 1841)
1814, Samuel Jones Tilden, 28th Governor of New York (d. 1886)
1874, Amy Lowell, American poet (d. 1925)
1891, Ronald Colman, English actor (d. 1958)
1892, Peggy Wood, American actress (d. 1978)
1901, Brian Donlevy, Irish actor (d. 1972)
1909, Carmen Miranda, Brazilian actress (d. 1955)
1909, Dean Rusk, 54th United States Secretary of State (d. 1994)
1914, Bill Justice, American Disney animator (d. 2011)
1914, Ernest Tubb, American singer (d. 1984)
1914, Bill Veeck, American baseball executive (d. 1986)
1922, Kathryn Grayson, American actress (d. 2010)
1930, Garner Ted Armstrong, American evangelist (d. 2003)
1931, Thomas Bernhard, Austrian playwright and novelist (d. 1989)
1937, Clete Boyer, American baseball player (d. 2007)
1981, James Owen "The Rev" Sullivan, American musician (Avenged Sevenfold) (d. 2009)

Notable deaths, Feb. 9:
1951, Eddy Duchin, American musician (b. 1910)
1966, Sophie Tucker, Russian-born actress (b. 1884)
1969, George "Gabby" Hayes, American actor (b. 1885)
1973, Max Yasgur, American farmer (Woodstock Festival) (b. 1919)
1976, Percy Faith, Canadian musician (b. 1908)
1981, Bill Haley, American musician (Bill Haley & His Comets) (b. 1925)
1984, Yuri Andropov, Soviet politician (b. 1914)
1991, James Cleveland, American gospel singer (b. 1931)
1995, J. William Fulbright, American politician (b. 1905)
1995, David Wayne, American actor (b. 1914)
1997, Brian Connolly, Scottish singer (Sweet) (b. 1945)
1997, Barry Evans, British actor (b. 1943)
2001, Herbert Simon, American economist, Nobel laureate (b. 1916)
2002, Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon (b. 1930)
2005, Tyrone Davis, American soul singer (b. 1938)
2005, Robert Kearns, Inventor of the intermittent wiper (b. 1927)
2006, Sir Freddie Laker, British airline entrepreneur (b. 1922)
2006, Nadira, Indian actress (b. 1932)
2007, Hank Bauer, American baseball player (b. 1922)
2007, Ian Richardson, Scottish actor (b. 1934)
2008, Scot Halpin, American musician, temporary drummer for The Who (b. 1954)
2010, Phil Harris, American fisherman from Discovery Channel's Deadliest Catch (b. 1956)

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Today is Saturday, Feb. 9, the 40th day of 2013. There are 325 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On Feb. 9, 1943, the World War II battle of Guadalcanal in the southwest Pacific ended with an Allied victory over Japanese forces.

One year ago: President Barack Obama freed 10 states from some of the toughest requirements of the No Child Left Behind education law. The Pentagon formally opened thousands of jobs to women in units that were closer to the front lines than ever before. Former skiing champion Jill Kinmont Boothe, who became a painter and a teacher after she was paralyzed during a race and was the subject of a book and two Hollywood films, died in Carson City, Nev., at age 75.

Today's Birthdays: Television journalist Roger Mudd is 85. Actress Janet Suzman is 74. Actress-politician Sheila James Kuehl (kyool) ("The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis") is 72. Singer-songwriter Carole King is 71. Actor Joe Pesci is 70. Singer Barbara Lewis is 70. Author Alice Walker is 69. Actress Mia Farrow is 68. Former Sen. Jim Webb, D-Va., is 67. Singer Joe Ely is 66. Actress Judith Light is 64. Rhythm-and-blues musician Dennis "DT" Thomas (Kool & the Gang) is 62. Actor Charles Shaughnessy is 58. Former Democratic National Chairman Terry McAuliffe is 56. Jazz musician Steve Wilson is 52. Country singer Travis Tritt is 50. Actress Julie Warner is 48. Country singer Danni Leigh is 43. Actor Jason George is 41. Actor-producer Charlie Day is 37. Rock singer Chad Wolf (Carolina Liar) is 37. Actor A.J. Buckley is 36. Rock musician Richard On ([sign in to see URL].) is 34. Actress Ziyi Zhang is 34. Olympic silver and bronze medal figure skater Irina Slutskaya is 34. Actor David Gallagher is 28. Actress Marina Malota is 25. Actress Camille Winbush is 23. Actor Jimmy Bennett is 17.

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Today is Sunday, Feb. 9, the 40th day of 2014. There are 325 days left in the year.

Today's Highlights in History:
On Feb. 9, 1964, The Beatles made their first live American television appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show," broadcast from New York on CBS. The G.I. Joe action figure was introduced at the American International Toy Fair in New York.

Ten years ago: President George W. Bush and Democratic front-runner John Kerry sparred over the president's economic leadership, while Kerry's rivals sought to slow his brisk pace. Anti-government rebels took control of nearly a dozen towns in western Haiti as the death toll in the violent uprising rose to at least 40.

Five years ago: President Barack Obama used his first news conference since taking office to urgently pressure lawmakers to approve a massive economic recovery bill. New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez admitted to taking performance-enhancing drugs, telling ESPN he'd used banned substances while with the Texas Rangers for three years. Lindsey Vonn won the downhill for her second gold at the World Championships in Val D'isere, France, becoming the second American woman (after Andrea Mead Lawrence) to win two golds at a worlds. Playwright Robert Anderson ("Tea and Sympathy") died in New York at age 91.

One year ago: Hundreds of mourners and dignitaries, including first lady Michelle Obama, packed the funeral service for 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton, who was shot and killed Jan. 29 as she stood with friends at a neighborhood park about a mile from President Barack Obama's Chicago home in the Kenwood neighborhood.

Today's Birthdays: Television journalist Roger Mudd is 86. Actress Janet Suzman is 75. Actress-politician Sheila James Kuehl (kyool) ("The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis") is 73. Singer-songwriter Carole King is 72. Actor Joe Pesci is 71. Singer Barbara Lewis is 71. Author Alice Walker is 70. Actress Mia Farrow is 69. Former Sen. Jim Webb, D-Va., is 68. Singer Joe Ely is 67. Actress Judith Light is 65. Rhythm-and-blues musician Dennis "DT" Thomas (Kool & the Gang) is 63. Actor Charles Shaughnessy is 59. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is 57. Jazz musician Steve Wilson is 53. Country singer Travis Tritt is 51. Actress Julie Warner is 49. Country singer Danni Leigh is 44. Actor Jason George is 42. Actor-producer Charlie Day is 38. Rock singer Chad Wolf (Carolina Liar) is 38. Actor A.J. Buckley is 37. Rock musician Richard On ([sign in to see URL].) is 35. Actress Ziyi Zhang is 35. Olympic silver and bronze medal figure skater Irina Slutskaya is 35. Actor David Gallagher is 29. Actor Michael B. Jordan is 27. Actress Marina Malota is 26. Actress Camille Winbush is 24. Actor Jimmy Bennett is 18.

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Today is Monday, Feb. 9, the 40th day of 2015. There are 325 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On Feb. 9, 1870, the U.S. Weather Bureau was established.

Ten years ago: Hewlett-Packard Co. chief executive Carly Fiorina was forced out by board members, ending her nearly six-year reign. A new postage stamp honoring President Ronald Reagan was issued in ceremonies across the country.

Five years ago: Appealing for bipartisanship, President Barack Obama sat down with Democrats and Republicans to spur cooperation on job creation, deficit reduction and health care overhaul. First lady Michelle Obama launched her "Let's Move!" campaign against childhood obesity. Iran began enriching uranium to a higher level over the vociferous objections of the U.S. and its allies. Fred Morrison, credited with inventing the Frisbee, died in Monroe, Utah, at age 90.

One year ago: Despite a wave of online protests, Copenhagen Zoo in Denmark killed a healthy male giraffe named "Marius" because of rules imposed by a European zoo association to deter inbreeding. Host country Russia won its first gold medal of the Sochi Olympics, winning the team figure skating event; Matthias Mayer of Austria won the men's downhill. Missouri All-American Michael Sam came out to the nation as an openly gay player in published interviews with ESPN, The New York Times and Outsports. Danish movie director Gabriel Axel ("Babette's Feast") died in Copenhagen at age 95.

Today's Birthdays: Television journalist Roger Mudd is 87. Actress Janet Suzman is 76. Nobel Prize-winning author J.M. Coetzee is 75. Actress-politician Sheila James Kuehl (kyool) ("The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis") is 74. Singer-songwriter Carole King is 73. Actor Joe Pesci is 72. Singer Barbara Lewis is 72. Author Alice Walker is 71. Actress Mia Farrow is 70. Former Sen. Jim Webb, D-Va., is 69. Singer Joe Ely is 68. Actress Judith Light is 66. Rhythm-and-blues musician Dennis "DT" Thomas (Kool & the Gang) is 64. Actor Charles Shaughnessy is 60. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is 58. Jazz musician Steve Wilson is 54. Country singer Travis Tritt is 52. Actress Julie Warner is 50. Country singer Danni Leigh is 45. Actress Sharon Case (TV: "The Young and the Restless") is 44. Actor Jason George is 43. Actor-producer Charlie Day is 39. Rock singer Chad Wolf (Carolina Liar) is 39. Actor A.J. Buckley is 38. Rock musician Richard On ([sign in to see URL].) is 36. Actress Ziyi Zhang is 36. Olympic silver and bronze medal figure skater Irina Slutskaya is 36. Actor David Gallagher is 30. Actor Michael B. Jordan is 28. Actress Rose Leslie is 28. Actress Marina Malota is 27. Actress Camille Winbush is 25. Actor Jimmy Bennett is 19.

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Today is Shrove (preceding Ash Wednesday) Tuesday, Feb. 9, the 40th day of 2016. There are 326 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On Feb. 9, 1943, the World War II battle of Guadalcanal in the southwest Pacific ended with an Allied victory over Japanese forces.

Ten years ago: President George W. Bush defended U.S. surveillance efforts, saying spy work helped thwart terrorists plotting to use shoe bombs to hijack an airliner and crash it into the tallest skyscraper on the West Coast. Kidnapped American journalist Jill Carroll appeared in a video aired on a private Kuwaiti TV station, appealing for her supporters to do whatever it took to win her release "as quickly as possible." (She was freed on March 30, 2006.) British entrepreneur Sir Freddie Laker died in Hollywood, Fla., at age 83.

Five years ago: Thousands of workers went on strike across Egypt, adding a new dimension to the uprising as public rage turned to the vast wealth President Hosni Mubarak's family reportedly amassed while close to half the country struggled near the poverty line. Rep. Christopher Lee, R-N.Y., abruptly resigned with only a vague explanation of regret after gossip website Gawker reported that the married congressman had sent a shirtless photo of himself to a woman on Craigslist. Lindsay Lohan pleaded not guilty in Los Angeles to felony grand theft of a $2,500 necklace. (Lohan later pleaded no contest to taking the necklace without permission and served 35 days of house arrest.)

One year ago: President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, meeting at the White House, rallied behind efforts to reach a long-shot diplomatic resolution in Ukraine. More than 2 feet of fresh snow piled up in parts of New England, breaking records set during the Blizzard of 1978. Ed Sabol, the NFL Films founder who revolutionized sports broadcasting, died in Scottsdale, Ariz., at age 98.

Today's Birthdays: Television journalist Roger Mudd is 88. Actress Janet Suzman is 77. Nobel Prize-winning author J.M. Coetzee is 76. Actress-politician Sheila James Kuehl (kyool) (TV: "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis") is 75. Singer-songwriter Carole King is 74. Actor Joe Pesci is 73. Singer Barbara Lewis is 73. Author Alice Walker is 72. Actress Mia Farrow is 71. Former Sen. Jim Webb, D-Va., is 70. Singer Joe Ely is 69. Actress Judith Light is 67. Rhythm-and-blues musician Dennis "DT" Thomas (Kool & the Gang) is 65. Actor Charles Shaughnessy is 61. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is 59. Jazz musician Steve Wilson is 55. Country singer Travis Tritt is 53. Actress Julie Warner is 51. Country singer Danni Leigh is 46. Actress Sharon Case is 45. Actor Jason George is 44. Actress Amber Valletta is 42. Actor-producer Charlie Day is 40. Rock singer Chad Wolf (Carolina Liar) is 40. Actor A.J. Buckley is 39. Rock musician Richard On ([sign in to see URL].) is 37. Actress Ziyi Zhang is 37. Olympic silver and bronze medal figure skater Irina Slutskaya is 37. Actor David Gallagher is 31. Actor Michael B. Jordan is 29. Actress Rose Leslie is 29. Actress Marina Malota is 28. Actress Camille Winbush is 26. Actor Jimmy Bennett is 20.

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Today is Thursday, Feb. 9, the 40th day of 2017. There are 325 days left in the year.

Today's Highlights in History:
On Feb. 9, 1942, the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff held its first formal meeting to coordinate military strategy during World War II. Daylight-saving "War Time" went into effect in the United States, with clocks moved one hour forward. The SS Normandie, a former French liner being refitted for the U.S. Navy at a New York pier, caught fire (it capsized early the next morning).

Ten years ago: Defense Secretary Robert Gates told reporters in Munich, Germany, that serial numbers and other markings on bombs provided "pretty good" evidence that Iranians were supplying either weapons or technology to Iraqi extremists. British actor Ian Richardson, who portrayed immoral politician Francis Urquhart in the satirical TV drama "House of Cards," died in London at age 72.

Five years ago: President Barack Obama freed 10 states from some of the toughest requirements of the No Child Left Behind education law. The Pentagon formally opened thousands of jobs to women in units that were closer to the front lines than ever before. Former skiing champion Jill Kinmont Boothe, who became a painter and a teacher after she was paralyzed during a race and was the subject of a book and two Hollywood films, died in Carson City, Nev., at age 75.

One year ago: Republican Donald Trump posted a decisive victory in the New Hampshire primary, while Democrats lined up behind Bernie Sanders in their own act of anti-establishment defiance. President Barack Obama unveiled his eighth and final budget, a $4 trillion-plus proposal freighted with liberal policy initiatives and tax hikes. Two commuter trains crashed head-on in a remote area of southern Germany, killing 12 people and injuring dozens of others.

Today's Birthdays — Feb. 9: Television journalist Roger Mudd is 89. Actress Janet Suzman is 78. Nobel Prize-winning author J.M. Coetzee is 77. Actress-politician Sheila James Kuehl (kyool) (TV: "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis") is 76. Singer-songwriter Carole King is 75. Actor Joe Pesci is 74. Singer Barbara Lewis is 74. Author Alice Walker is 73. Actress Mia Farrow is 72. Former Sen. Jim Webb, D-Va., is 71. Singer Joe Ely is 70. Actress Judith Light is 68. Rhythm-and-blues musician Dennis "DT" Thomas (Kool & the Gang) is 66. Actor Charles Shaughnessy is 62. Actor Ed Amatrudo (TV: "Nashville") is 61. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is 60. Jazz musician Steve Wilson is 56. Country singer Travis Tritt is 54. Actress Julie Warner is 52. Country singer Danni Leigh is 47. Actress Sharon Case is 46. Actor Jason George is 45. Actress Amber Valletta is 43. Actor-producer Charlie Day is 41. Rock singer Chad Wolf (Carolina Liar) is 41. Actor A.J. Buckley is 40. Rock musician Richard On ([sign in to see URL].) is 38. Actress Ziyi Zhang is 38. Olympic silver and bronze medal figure skater Irina Slutskaya is 38. Actor Tom Hiddleston is 36. Actor David Gallagher is 32. Actor Michael B. Jordan is 30. Actress Rose Leslie is 30. Actress Marina Malota is 29. Actress Camille Winbush is 27. Actor Jimmy Bennett is 21.

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Today is Friday, Feb. 9, the 40th day of 2018. There are 325 days left in the year.



Today's Highlight in History:

On Feb. 9, 1943, the World War II battle of Guadalcanal in the southwest Pacific ended with an Allied victory over Japanese forces.

Ten years ago: Democrat Barack Obama swept the Louisiana primary and caucuses in Nebraska and Washington state; Republican Mike Huckabee outpolled John McCain in the Kansas caucuses and Louisiana primary, while McCain won the Washington caucuses. A suicide bomber blasted a political gathering in northwestern Pakistan, killing at least 27 people. Space shuttle Atlantis, carrying a European-built science lab, docked with the international space station.



Five years ago: Hundreds of mourners and dignitaries, including first lady Michelle Obama, packed the funeral service for Hadiya Pendleton, a 15-year-old honor student who was shot and killed Jan. 29 as she stood with friends at a neighborhood park about a mile from President Barack Obama's Chicago home in the Kenwood neighborhood.



One year ago: A federal appeals court refused to reinstate President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations, unanimously rejecting the administration's claim of presidential authority, questioning its motives and concluding that the order was unlikely to survive legal challenges. President Donald Trump reaffirmed America's long-standing "one China" policy in a phone call with Chinese President Xi Jinping, potentially alleviating concerns about a major shift in Washington's relations with Beijing.



Today's Birthdays — Feb. 9: Television journalist Roger Mudd is 90. Actress Janet Suzman is 79. Nobel Prize-winning author J.M. Coetzee is 78. Actress-politician Sheila James Kuehl (kyool) (TV: "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis") is 77. Singer-songwriter Carole King is 76. Actor Joe Pesci is 75. Singer Barbara Lewis is 75. Author Alice Walker is 74. Actress Mia Farrow is 73. Former Sen. Jim Webb, D-Va., is 72. Singer Joe Ely is 71. Actress Judith Light is 69. Rhythm-and-blues musician Dennis "DT" Thomas (Kool & the Gang) is 67. Actor Charles Shaughnessy is 63. Actor Ed Amatrudo is 62. Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is 61. Jazz musician Steve Wilson is 57. Country singer Travis Tritt is 55. Actress Julie Warner is 53. Country singer Danni Leigh is 48. Actress Sharon Case is 47. Actor Jason George is 46. Actress Amber Valletta is 44. Actor-producer Charlie Day is 42. Rock singer Chad Wolf (Carolina Liar) is 42. Actor A.J. Buckley is 41. Rock musician Richard On ([sign in to see URL].) is 39. Actress Ziyi (zee yee) Zhang is 39. Olympic silver and bronze medal figure skater Irina Slutskaya is 39. Actor Tom Hiddleston is 37. Actor David Gallagher is 33. Actor Michael B. Jordan is 31. Actress Rose Leslie is 31. Actress Marina Malota is 30. Actress Camille Winbush is 28. Actor Jimmy Bennett is 22. Actor Evan Roe (TV: "Madam Secretary") is 18.

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