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April 11th - Happy Birthday to Ethel Kennedy and Tricia Helfer


Today is Wednesday, April 11, the 102nd day of 2012. There are 264 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On April 11, 1862, the Civil War Battle of Fort Pulaski in Chatham County, Ga., ended a day after it began as the fort fell to Union forces.

On this date:
In 491, Flavius Anastasius becomes Byzantine Emperor, with the name of Anastasius I.
In 1079, Bishop Stanislaus of Kraków is executed by order of Bolesław II of Poland.
In 1241, Batu Khan defeats Béla IV of Hungary at the Battle of Muhi.
In 1512, War of the League of Cambrai: French forces led by Gaston de Foix win the Battle of Ravenna.
In 1544, French forces defeat a Spanish army at the Battle of Ceresole.
In 1689, William III and Mary II are crowned as joint sovereigns of Britain.
In 1713, War of the Spanish Succession (Queen Anne's War): Treaty of Utrecht.
In 1727, Premiere of Johann Sebastian Bach's St Matthew Passion BWV 244b at the St. Thomas Church, Leipzig
In 1775, The last execution for witchcraft in Germany takes place.
In 1809, Battle of the Basque Roads Naval battle fought between France and the United Kingdom
In 1814, The Treaty of Fontainebleau ends the War of the Sixth Coalition against Napoleon Bonaparte, and forces him to abdicate unconditionally for the first time.
In 1856, Battle of Rivas: Juan Santamaria burns down the hostel where William Walker's filibusters are holed up.
In 1868, Former Shogun Tokugawa Yoshinobu surrenders Edo Castle to Imperial forces, marking the end of the Tokugawa shogunate.
In 1876, The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks is organized.
In 1881, Spelman College is founded in Atlanta, Georgia as the Atlanta Baptist Female Seminary, an institute of higher education for African-American women.
In 1888, The Concertgebouw in Amsterdam is inaugurated.
In 1899, the treaty ending the Spanish-American War was declared in effect.
In 1908, SMS Blücher, the last armored cruiser to be built by the German Imperial Navy, launches.
In 1912, Crosley Field, the longtime home of the Cincinnati Reds, had its opening day under its original name, Redland Field. (The Reds defeated the Chicago Cubs 10-6.)
In 1919, The International Labour Organization is founded.
In 1921, Emir Abdullah establishes the first centralised government in the newly created British protectorate of Transjordan.
In 1921, Iowa became the first state to impose a cigarette tax, at 2 cents a package.
In 1945, during World War II, American soldiers liberated the notorious Nazi concentration camp Buchenwald in Germany.
In 1951, President Harry S. Truman relieved Gen. Douglas MacArthur of his commands in the Far East.
In 1951, The Stone of Scone, the stone upon which Scottish monarchs were traditionally crowned, is found on the site of the altar of Arbroath Abbey. It had been taken by Scottish nationalist students from its place in Westminster Abbey.
In 1952, The Battle of Nanri Island takes place.
In 1955, The Air India Kashmir Princess is bombed and crashes in a failed assassination attempt on Zhou Enlai by the Kuomintang.
In 1957, United Kingdom agrees to Singaporean self-rule.
In 1961, The trial of Adolf Eichmann begins in Jerusalem.
In 1962, President John F. Kennedy held a press conference in which he angrily denounced plans by United States Steel and other steel producers to raise prices (the companies ended up backing down). The New York Mets played their first game, losing to the host St. Louis Cardinals 11-4.
In 1965, The Palm Sunday tornado outbreak of 1965: Fifty-one tornadoes hit in six Midwestern states, killing 256 people.
In 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act of 1968, prohibiting discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of housing.
In 1970, Apollo 13, with astronauts James A. Lovell, Fred W. Haise and Jack Swigert, blasted off on its ill-fated mission to the moon.
In 1972, First edition of the BBC comedy panel game I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue is broadcast, one of the longest running British radio shows in history.
In 1976, The Apple I is created.
In 1979, Idi Amin was deposed as president of Uganda as rebels and exiles backed by Tanzanian forces seized control.
In 1981, President Ronald Reagan returned to the White House from the hospital, 12 days after he was wounded in an assassination attempt.
In 1981, A massive riot in Brixton, South London, results in almost 300 police injuries and 65 serious civilian injuries.
In 1987, The London Agreement is secretly signed between Israeli Foreign Affairs Minister Shimon Peres and King Hussein of Jordan.
In 1990, Customs officers in Middlesbrough, England, United Kingdom, say they have seized what they believe to be the barrel of a massive gun on a ship bound for Iraq.
In 1993, 450 prisoners rioted at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, Ohio, and continued to do so for ten days, citing grievances related to prison conditions, as well as the forced vaccination of Nation of Islam prisoners (for tuberculosis) against their religious beliefs.
In 2001, The detained crew of a United States EP-3E aircraft that landed in Hainan, China after a collision with a J-8 fighter is released.
In 2002, The Ghriba synagogue bombing by Al Qaeda kills 21 in Tunisia.
In 2002, Over two hundred thousand people marched in Caracas towards the Presidential Palace of Miraflores, to demand the resignation of president Hugo Chavez. 19 of the protesters are killed, and the Minister of Defense Gral. Lucas Rincon announced Hugo Chavez resignation on national TV.
In 2006, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announces that Iran has successfully enriched uranium.
In 2007, 2007 Algiers bombings: Two bombings in the Algerian capital of Algiers, kills 33 people and wounds a further 222 others.
In 2009, Susan Boyle, a middle-aged volunteer church worker, wowed judges and audiences alike with her rendition of "I Dreamed a Dream" on the British TV show "Britain's Got Talent."
In 2011, A subway bombing in Minsk, Belarus, claimed 15 lives.

Ten years ago: U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant Jr., D-Ohio, was convicted of taking bribes and kickbacks from businessmen and his own staff. (Traficant was later expelled from Congress and sentenced to eight years in prison; he was released in September 2009.) Venezuelan police battled protesters demanding President Hugo Chavez's ouster.

Five years ago: North Carolina's top prosecutor dropped all charges against three former Duke University lacrosse players accused of sexually assaulting a stripper at a party, saying the athletes were innocent victims of a "tragic rush to accuse." MSNBC announced it was dropping its simulcast of the "Imus in the Morning" radio program, responding to growing outrage over host Don Imus' on-air reference to the Rutgers women's basketball team as "nappy-headed hos." (CBS Radio followed suit the next day.) Death claimed author Kurt Vonnegut in New York at age 84 and actor Roscoe Lee Browne in Los Angeles at age 81.

One year ago: A bloody, four-month standoff in the West African nation of Ivory Coast ended when troops loyal to the elected president routed and captured his rival, Laurent Gbagbo, the longtime strongman who'd lost the vote but refused to give up power.

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Today's Birthdays: Ethel Kennedy is 84. Actor Joel Grey is 80. Actress Louise Lasser is 73. Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Ellen Goodman is 71. Movie writer-director John Milius is 68. Actor Peter Riegert is 65. Actor Meshach Taylor is 65. Movie director Carl Franklin is 63. Actor Bill Irwin is 62. Country singer-songwriter Jim Lauderdale is 55. Songwriter-producer Daryl Simmons is 55. Rock musician Nigel Pulsford is 51. Actor Lucky Vanous is 51. Country singer Steve Azar is 48. Singer Lisa Stansfield is 46. Rock musician Dylan Keefe (Marcy Playground) is 42. Actor Johnny Messner is 42. Actor Vicellous Shannon is 41. Rapper David Banner is 38. Actress Tricia Helfer is 38. Rock musician Chris Gaylor (The All-American Rejects) is 33. Actress Kelli Garner is 28. Singer Joss Stone is 25.

Other notable birthdays, April 11:
1930, Nicholas Brady, American political figure, 68th Secretary of Treasury
1933, Tony Brown, American journalist
1943, Harley Race, American professional wrestler
1955, Micheal Ray Richardson, American basketball player
1962, Vincent Gallo, American actor
1963, Nigel Pulsford, British guitarist, former lead guitarist with Bush
1964, Bret Saberhagen, American baseball player
1969, Dustin Rhodes, American professional wrestler
1971, Oliver Riedel, German musician (Rammstein)
1972, Jason Varitek, American baseball player
1973, Jennifer Esposito, American actress
1974, Trot Nixon, American baseball player
1976, Kelvim Escobar, Venezuelan baseball player
1980, Mark Teixeira, American baseball player
1994, Dakota Blue Richards, English actress
2000, Morgan Lily, American actress
2002, Alexa Gerasimovich, American actress

Born on this day, April 11, passed away:
1755, James Parkinson, English physician (d. 1824)
1852, Cap Anson, American baseball player (d. 1922)
1862, Charles Evans Hughes, 11th Chief Justice of the United States (d. 1948)
1869, Kasturba Gandhi, Wife of Mohandas Gandhi (d. 1944)
1890, Rachele Mussolini, wife of Benito Mussolini (d. 1979)
1893, Dean Acheson, American statesman (d. 1971)
1906, Dale Messick, American cartoonist (d. 2005)
1907, Paul Douglas, American actor (d. 1959)
1923, George J. Maloof, Sr., American businessman (d. 1980)
1931, Johnny Sheffield, American actor (d. 2010)
1935, Richard Berry, American singer and composer (d. 1997)
1938, Michael Deaver, Deputy White House Chief of Staff (d. 2007)
1951, Doris Angleton, American socialite (d. 1997)
1951, Paul Fox, English guitarist (The Ruts) (d. 2007)
1958, Stuart Adamson, British musician (Big Country) (d. 2001)
1958, Brynn Hartman, wife and murderer of comedian Phil Hartman (d. 1998)
1961, Doug Hopkins, American musician (d. 1993)
1978, Josh Hancock, American baseball player (d. 2007)

Notable deaths, April 11:
1890, Joseph Merrick, "The Elephant Man" (b. 1862)
1926, Luther Burbank, American botanist (b. 1849)
1953, Kid Nichols, American baseball player (b. 1869)
1983, Dolores del Río, Mexican actress (b. 1905)
1991, Walker Cooper, American baseball player (b. 1915)
2006, June Pointer, American singer (Pointer Sisters) (b. 1953)
2006, Proof, American rapper (D12) (b. 1973)
2007, Roscoe Lee Browne, American actor (b. 1925)
2007, Janet McDonald, American novelist (b. 1954)
2007, Kurt Vonnegut Jr., American author (b. 1922)

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Today is Thursday, April 11, the 101st day of 2013. There are 264 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:

On April 11, 1913, Postmaster General Albert S. Burleson, during a meeting of President Woodrow Wilson’s Cabinet, proposed gradually segregating whites and blacks who worked for the Railway Mail Service, a policy which went into effect and spread to other agencies.

One year ago: George Zimmerman, the Florida neighborhood watch volunteer who fatally shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder. A California prison panel denied parole to mass murderer Charles Manson in his 12th and probably final bid for freedom. A University of California task force said that UC Davis police should not have used pepper-spray on student demonstrators in an incident that prompted national outrage. Algeria’s first president, Ahmed Ben Bella, 95, died in Algiers. French Resistance figure Raymond Aubrac, 97, died in Paris.

Today’s Birthdays: Ethel Kennedy is 85. Actor Joel Grey is 81. Actress Louise Lasser is 74. Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Ellen Goodman is 72. Movie writer-director John Milius is 69. Actor Peter Riegert is 66. Actor Meshach Taylor is 66. Movie director Carl Franklin is 64. Actor Bill Irwin is 63. Country singer-songwriter Jim Lauderdale is 56. Songwriter-producer Daryl Simmons is 56. Rock musician Nigel Pulsford is 52. Actor Lucky Vanous is 52. Country singer Steve Azar is 49. Singer Lisa Stansfield is 47. Rock musician Dylan Keefe (Marcy Playground) is 43. Actor Johnny Messner is 43. Actor Vicellous (vy-SAY’-luhs) Shannon is 42. Rapper David Banner is 39. Actress Tricia Helfer is 39. Rock musician Chris Gaylor (The All-American Rejects) is 34. Actress Kelli Garner is 29. Singer Joss Stone is 26. Actress-dancer Kaitlyn Jenkins (TV: “Bunheads”) is 21.

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Today is Friday, April 11, the 101st day of 2013. There are 264 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On April 11, 1814, Napoleon Bonaparte abdicated as Emperor of the French and was banished to the island of Elba. (Napoleon later escaped from Elba and returned to power in March 1815, until his downfall in the Battle of Waterloo in June 1815.)

Ten years ago: President George W. Bush defended his response to a briefing memo from August 2001 about possible terrorist plots against the United States, saying he was "satisfied that some of the matters were being looked into" and that there were no specific threats against New York and Washington. Pope John Paul II celebrated Easter Mass with calls for world leaders to resolve conflicts in Iraq, the Holy Land and Africa. Phil Mickelson's agonizing pursuit of a major ended at the Masters when he made an 18-foot birdie putt on the final hole and got to claim his green jacket.

Five years ago: A 16-nation Asian summit in Bangkok, Thailand, was canceled after demonstrators stormed the venue. Boston University won its fifth NCAA hockey championship, defeating Miami (Ohio) 4-3 in overtime. Susan Boyle, a middle-aged volunteer church worker, wowed judges and audiences alike with her soaring rendition of "I Dreamed a Dream" from the musical "Les Miserables" on the British TV show "Britain's Got Talent."

One year ago: Congress' most serious gun-control effort in years cleared its first hurdle as the Senate pushed past conservatives' attempted blockade, rebuffing 68-31 an effort to keep debate from even starting. (However, proposals for tighter background checks for buyers as well as bans on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines went down to defeat six days later.) Comedian Jonathan Winters, 87, died in Montecito, Calif.

Today's Birthdays: Ethel Kennedy is 86. Actor Joel Grey is 82. Actress Louise Lasser is 75. Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Ellen Goodman is 73. Movie writer-director John Milius is 70. Actor Peter Riegert is 67. Actor Meshach Taylor is 67. Movie director Carl Franklin is 65. Actor Bill Irwin is 64. Country singer-songwriter Jim Lauderdale is 57. Songwriter-producer Daryl Simmons is 57. Rock musician Nigel Pulsford is 53. Actor Lucky Vanous is 53. Country singer Steve Azar is 50. Singer Lisa Stansfield is 48. Rock musician Dylan Keefe (Marcy Playground) is 44. Actor Johnny Messner is 44. Actor Vicellous (vy-SAY'-luhs) Shannon is 43. Rapper David Banner is 40. Actress Tricia Helfer is 40. Rock musician Chris Gaylor (The All-American Rejects) is 35. Actress Kelli Garner is 30. Singer Joss Stone is 27. Actress-dancer Kaitlyn Jenkins (TV: "Bunheads") is 22.

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Today is Saturday, April 11, the 101st day of 2015. There are 264 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On April 11, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln spoke to a crowd outside the White House, saying, "We meet this evening, not in sorrow, but in gladness of heart." (It was the last public address Lincoln would deliver.)

Ten years ago: During a meeting at his Texas ranch, President George W. Bush told Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon he could not allow further West Bank settlement growth and said Israeli and Palestinian doubts about each other were hampering peace prospects. Jeffrey Ake (ayk), a 47-year-old contract worker from LaPorte, Ind., was abducted in Iraq. (His fate remains unknown.) Miss North Carolina Chelsea Cooley was crowned Miss USA at the pageant in Baltimore.

Five years ago: Thousands of people stood in the streets of Poland's cities in a silent tribute to President Lech Kaczynski (lehk kah-CHIN'-skee) and the other 95 people killed in a plane crash the day before. After a five-month hiatus, golfer Tiger Woods tied for fourth at the Masters, as Phil Mickelson earned his third green jacket.

One year ago: President Barack Obama, in a fiery speech at civil rights activist Al Sharpton's National Action Network conference, accused the GOP of using voting restrictions to keep voters from the polls and of jeopardizing 50 years of expanded ballot box access for millions of black Americans and other minorities. White House budget director Sylvia Mathews Burwell was named by President Obama to succeed Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. In a rare diplomatic rebuke, the United States blocked Iran's controversial pick for envoy to the United Nations, Hamid Aboutalebi, a member of the group responsible for the 1979 takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran.

Today's Birthdays: Ethel Kennedy is 87. Actor Joel Grey is 83. Actress Louise Lasser is 76. Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Ellen Goodman is 74. Movie writer-director John Milius is 71. Actor Peter Riegert is 68. Movie director Carl Franklin is 66. Actor Bill Irwin is 65. Country singer-songwriter Jim Lauderdale is 58. Songwriter-producer Daryl Simmons is 58. Rock musician Nigel Pulsford is 54. Actor Lucky Vanous is 54. Country singer Steve Azar is 51. Singer Lisa Stansfield is 49. Rock musician Dylan Keefe (Marcy Playground) is 45. Actor Johnny Messner is 45. Actor Vicellous (vy-SAY'-luhs) Shannon is 44. Rapper David Banner is 41. Actress Tricia Helfer is 41. Rock musician Chris Gaylor (The All-American Rejects) is 36. Actress Kelli Garner is 31. Singer Joss Stone is 28. Actress-dancer Kaitlyn Jenkins is 23.

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Today is Monday, April 11, the 102nd day of 2016. There are 264 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On April 11, 1966, Frank Sinatra recorded the song "Strangers in the Night" for his label, Reprise Records.

Ten years ago: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (mahk-MOOD' ah-muh-DEE'-neh-zhahd) announced that his country had succeeded in enriching uranium on a small scale for the first time. Israel's Cabinet declared Prime Minister Ariel Sharon (ah-ree-EL' shah-ROHN'), who had suffered a stroke, permanently incapacitated, officially ending his five-year tenure. A suicide bombing during an outdoor Sunni Muslim prayer service in Karachi, Pakistan, killed more than 50 people. June Pointer, the youngest of the Pointer Sisters, died in Los Angeles at age 52.

Five years ago: A bloody, four-month standoff in the West African nation of Ivory Coast ended when troops loyal to the elected president, Alassane Ouattara (ah-lah-SAHN' WAH'-tah-rah), routed and captured his rival, Laurent Gbagbo (loh-RAHN' BAHG'-boh), the longtime strongman who'd lost the vote but refused to give up power. A subway bombing in Minsk, Belarus, claimed 15 lives.

One year ago: President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raoul Castro sat down together on the sidelines of the Summit of the Americas in Panama City in the first formal meeting of the two countries' leaders in half a century.

Today's Birthdays: Ethel Kennedy is 88. Actor Joel Grey is 84. Actress Louise Lasser is 77. Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Ellen Goodman is 75. Movie writer-director John Milius is 72. Actor Peter Riegert is 69. Movie director Carl Franklin is 67. Actor Bill Irwin is 66. Country singer-songwriter Jim Lauderdale is 59. Songwriter-producer Daryl Simmons is 59. Rock musician Nigel Pulsford is 55. Actor Lucky Vanous is 55. Country singer Steve Azar is 52. Singer Lisa Stansfield is 50. Rock musician Dylan Keefe (Marcy Playground) is 46. Actor Johnny Messner is 46. Actor Vicellous (vy-SAY'-luhs) Shannon is 45. Rapper David Banner is 42. Actress Tricia Helfer is 42. Rock musician Chris Gaylor (The All-American Rejects) is 37. Actress Kelli Garner is 32. Singer Joss Stone is 29. Actress-dancer Kaitlyn Jenkins is 24.

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Today is Tuesday, April 11, the 101st day of 2017. There are 264 days left in the year.

Today's Highlights in History:
On April 11, 1947, Jackie Robinson of the Brooklyn Dodgers played in an exhibition against the New York Yankees at Ebbets Field, four days before his regular-season debut that broke baseball's color line. (The Dodgers won, 14-6.) "Monsieur Verdoux," Charlie Chaplin's dark comedy about a Bluebeard-like figure, received a hostile reception at its premiere in New York.

Ten years ago: North Carolina's top prosecutor dropped all charges against three former Duke University lacrosse players accused of sexually assaulting a stripper at a party, saying the athletes were innocent victims of a "tragic rush to accuse." MSNBC announced it was dropping its simulcast of the "Imus in the Morning" radio program, responding to growing outrage over host Don Imus' on-air reference to the Rutgers women's basketball team as "nappy-headed hos." (CBS Radio followed suit the next day.) Death claimed author Kurt Vonnegut in New York at age 84 and actor Roscoe Lee Browne in Los Angeles at age 84.

Five years ago: George Zimmerman, the Florida neighborhood watch volunteer who fatally shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder. (He was acquitted at trial.) A California prison panel denied parole to mass murderer Charles Manson in his 12th bid for freedom. A University of California task force said that UC Davis police should not have used pepper-spray on student demonstrators in an incident that prompted national outrage. Algeria's first president, Ahmed Ben Bella, 95, died in Algiers.

One year ago: Secretary of State John Kerry visited the memorial to Hiroshima's atomic bombing, delivering a message of peace and hope for a nuclear-free world. Nationally syndicated radio host Doug Banks, a longtime fixture in Chicago radio and television, died at 57.

Today's Birthdays — April 11: Ethel Kennedy is 89. Actor Joel Grey is 85. Actress Louise Lasser is 78. Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Ellen Goodman is 76. Movie writer-director John Milius is 73. Actor Peter Riegert is 70. Movie director Carl Franklin is 68. Actor Bill Irwin is 67. Country singer-songwriter Jim Lauderdale is 60. Songwriter-producer Daryl Simmons is 60. Rock musician Nigel Pulsford is 56. Actor Lucky Vanous is 56. Country singer Steve Azar is 53. Singer Lisa Stansfield is 51. Rock musician Dylan Keefe (Marcy Playground) is 47. Actor Johnny Messner is 47. Actor Vicellous (vy-SAY'-luhs) Shannon is 46. Rapper David Banner is 43. Actress Tricia Helfer is 43. Rock musician Chris Gaylor (The All-American Rejects) is 38. Actress Kelli Garner is 33. Singer Joss Stone is 30. Actress-dancer Kaitlyn Jenkins is 25.


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Today is Wednesday, April 11, the 101st day of 2018. There are 264 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On April 11, 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1968, which included the Fair Housing Act, a week after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

Ten years ago: Group of Seven financial officials meeting in Washington pledged to strengthen their regulation of banks and other financial institutions while anxiously hoping the credit crisis in the United States would be a short one. French troops captured six pirates after the pirates released 30 hostages who were aboard the French luxury yacht Le Ponant when it was seized off Somalia's coast.

Five years ago: U.S. President Barack Obama presented the Medal of Honor posthumously to the Rev. Emil J. Kapaun, a U.S. Army chaplain. Kapaun died in a Korean War POW camp. Congress' most serious gun-control effort in years cleared its first hurdle as the Senate pushed past conservatives' attempted blockade, rebuffing 68-31 an effort to keep debate from even starting. (However, proposals for tighter background checks for buyers as well as bans on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines went down to defeat six days later.) Comedian Jonathan Winters, 87, died in Montecito, Calif.

One year ago: In Dortmund, Germany, three explosions went off near Borussia Dortmund's team bus ahead of a Champions League quarterfinal match, injuring one of the soccer team's players. (Prosecutors alleged that the suspected bomber bet that Borussia Dortmund's shares on the stock exchange would drop in value and tried to disguise the attack as Islamic terrorism.) Guitarist J. Geils, founder of The J. Geils Band, died in his Massachusetts home at age 71. David Letterman's mother, Dorothy Mengering, a Midwestern homemaker who became an unlikely celebrity on her son's late-night talk show, died at age 95.

Today's Birthdays — April 11: Ethel Kennedy is 90. Actor Joel Grey is 86. Actress Louise Lasser is 79. Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Ellen Goodman is 77 Movie writer-director John Milius is 74. Actor Peter Riegert is 71. Movie director Carl Franklin is 69. Actor Bill Irwin is 68. Country singer-songwriter Jim Lauderdale is 61. Songwriter-producer Daryl Simmons is 61. TV personality Jeremy Clarkson is 58. Rock musician Nigel Pulsford is 57. Actor Lucky Vanous is 57. Country singer Steve Azar is 54. Singer Lisa Stansfield is 52.. Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is 52. Rock musician Dylan Keefe (Marcy Playground) is 48. Actor Johnny Messner is 48. Actor Vicellous (vy-SAY'-luhs) Shannon is 47. Rapper David Banner is 44. Actress Tricia Helfer is 44. Rock musician Chris Gaylor (The All-American Rejects) is 39. Former MLB player Mark Teixeira is 38. Actress Kelli Garner is 34. Singer Joss Stone is 31. Actress-dancer Kaitlyn Jenkins is 26. Actress Dakota Blue Richards is 24.

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