1775 U.S. Marine Corps Created
The United States Marine Corps was created during the American Revolution when the Continental Congress passed a resolution drafted by John Adams. This division of the armed forces works closely with the Navy.
Here is video from 2006, when President Bush attended the dedication ceremony for the Museum of the Marine Corps in Quantico, Va.:
1969 ‘Sesame Street’ Debuts
“Sesame Street” has become a staple in children’s television, blending entertainment and education through use of puppets, animation, live action and music. “Nightline” traveled to “Sesame Street” for a behind-the-scenes look at the long-running show for its 40th anniversary in 2009.
1989 Fall of the Berlin Wall
Peter Jennings reported from Berlin the night after the border between East and West Germany was opened.
1959 Mackenzie Phillips
1970 Warren G.
1977 Brittany Murphy
1980 Troy Bell
1981 Jason L. Dunham
1982 Heather Matarazzo
1983 Miranda Lambert
1983 Craig Smith
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