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This New Zealand-Australian actor, known for starring in the movie ‘Gladiator’, is born.
1964
Russell Crowe
90.5%
Hugh Jackman
4.2%
Eric Bana
0.8%
Hugo Weaving
1%
The United States severs diplomatic relations with ______ and imposes economic sanctions, following the taking of American hostages on November 4, 1979.
1980
Iran
86.1%
Somalia
2.7%
North Korea
5.5%
Egypt
1.8%
The United Nations establishes this organization, which focuses on international public health.
1948
WHO
85.3%
CDC
8%
IMF
2.6%
FAO
1.8%
US troops capture this Iraqi city. Saddam Hussein’s regime falls two days later.
2003
Baghdad
83.6%
Mosul
9.3%
Ramadi
2%
Samarra
1.1%
Amid indications of failing health, this man resigns as Prime Minister of the UK.
1955
Winston Churchill
79.9%
Harold Wilson
4.6%
Neville Chamberlain
10.3%
James Callaghan
2.2%
Mount Vesuvius erupts and devastates this Italian city.
1906
Naples
64.5%
Milan
6.4%
Modena
16.1%
Verona
12.9%
This American jazz musician and singer-songwriter, known for her hit ‘What a Little Moonlight Can Do’, is born.
1915
Billie Holiday
45.2%
Ella Fitzgerald
39.7%
Sarah Vaughan
10.3%
Carmen McRae
3.5%
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