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October 23
On This Day: October 23

Johnny Carson
Born: October 23, 1925
Died: January 23, 2005
Age: 79 years old
Birthplace: Corning, IA, United States
Occupation: Talk Show Host

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Events
1890
122 years ago
President Benjamin Harrison extends the borders of Nebraska.
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1956
56 years ago
With Imre Nagy at the fore, a popular uprising against Soviet rule begins in Hungary.
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1983
29 years ago
President Ronald Reagan withdraws American troops from Beirut, after 241 Marines are killed by a truck bomb.
http://www.biography.com/people/ronald-reagan-9453198 >>

2006
6 years ago
Jeffrey Skilling, former Enron CEO, is sentenced to more than 24 years in prison.
http://www.biography.com/people/jeffrey-skilling-235386 >>

Born On This Day
Weird Al Yankovic
Born: October 23, 1959
Age: 53 years old
Birthplace: Downey, CA, United States
Occupation: Film Actor, Comedian, Songwriter
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Pelé
Born: October 23, 1940
Age: 72 years old
Birthplace: Três Corações, Brazil
Occupation: Soccer Player
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Johnny Carson
Born: October 23, 1925
Died: January 23, 2005
Age: 79 years old
Birthplace: Corning, IA, United States
Occupation: Talk Show Host
Best Known For >>

Died On This Day
Al Jolson
Died: October 23, 1950
Age: 64 years old
Place: San Francisco, CA, United States
Occupation: Film Actor, Theater Actor, Comedian
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Zane Grey
Died: October 23, 1939
Age: 67 years old
Place: Altadena, CA, United States
Occupation: Author
Best Known For >>

Mother Maybelle Carter
Died: October 23, 1978
Age: 69 years old
Place: Nashville, TN, United States
Occupation: Guitarist, Singer
Best Known For >>

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