Today in History: April 4

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First lady Hillary Rodham Clinton throws out the first pitch to open the Chicago Cubs season at Wrigley field in Chicago, April 4, 1994. Illinois Governor Jim Edgar, right, looks on as the Cubs take on the New York Mets (AP Photo/Charles Bennett)

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Riders brave the cold as they take a turn on the Cyclone roller coaster on opening day for the Astroland Amusement Park in New York's Coney Island, April 4, 1993. The wooden Cyclone, a national official landmark, first opened in 1927. (AP Photo/Joe Tabacca)

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Democratic presidential hopeful Jesse Jackson shakes hands with supporters from the step of his campaign bus in Denver on Easter Sunday, April 4, 1988. Jackson spent the weekend campaigning in Colorade seeking votes in Monday Colorado cacuses. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

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President George H. W. Bush walks with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak as they arrive back at the White House in Washington, on Monday, April 4, 1989 after spending the afternoon attending a baseball game. Mubarak, in the second day of his visit, will meet with Congressional and Administration officials on Tuesday in hopes to with approval of new weapons sales and $230 million in U.S. economic aid. (AP Photo/Doug Mills)

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Actor Dennis Hopper has a cigarette during an interview in Los Angeles, April 4, 1985. (AP Photo/Wally Fong)

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Actress Elizabeth Taylor, front center, accompanied by actor Richard Burton, right, stroll the theater district, Monday, April 4, 1983, Boston, Mass. Taylor and Burton will be co-starring in the new production by Noel Coward’s “Private Lives” which opens at the Shubert Theatre in Boston on April 7. The rest of the group is unidentified. (AP Photo/Mike Grecco)

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Marvin Gaye III escorts his mother Anna Gordy Gaye to the public visitation of the late Marvin Gaye Jr.'s body, April 4, 1984 at Forrest Lawn Memorial Park in Los Angeles. The Grammy-winning singer died after being shot by his father, Marvin Gay Sr., Sunday, the eve of his 45th birthday. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

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Actor Bob Bell, who portrayed ``Bozo the Clown'' on Chicago television station WGN-TV, is shown before taping his last show in this April 4, 1984 file photo. He died Monday morning, Dec. 8, 1997. Bell, 75, first portrayed the character of Bozo in 1959 for a short-lived show which mixed one-man skits with animated cartoons. He returned to the air in 1961 with ``Bozo's Circus,'' and played the zany clown for 25 years. He retired in 1984, and was inducted into the Clown Hall of Fame in 1996. The character of Bozo was originally created by Larry Harmon. (AP Photo/Mark Elias)

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Actress Brooke Shields, right, gets a hug from performer Lena Horne as she visits backstage at the Nederlander Theatre in New York where Horne stars in her one-woman show "Lena Horne- The Lady and Her Music," on April 4, 1982. (AP Photo/Nancy Kaye)

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The space shuttle Challenger leaves the Kennedy Space Station, April 4, 1983, in a blast of smoke as it was launched on schedule. It is the first trip into space for the Challenger and the sixth mission of the shuttle program. (AP Photo)

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American guitarist and singer Chuck Berry performs his "duck walk" on stage as he plays his guitar on April 4, 1980. The location is not known. (AP Photo)

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"Southern Nights" composer Allen Toussaint, shown in New Orleans, April 4, 1977, shuns publicity but his songs, including the current hit recorded by Glen Campbell, are frequently in the limelight. Others include "Java," "Mother-In-Law" and "Yes We Can Can." (AP Photo/Jack Thornell)

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Actor Marlon Brando, who arrived in Japan, April 3, 1956 for the premiere of "Guys and Dolls" and the filming of "teahouse of the August Moon" in which he will star. Brando held a press conference that turned into a photo session at the Imperial Hotel in Downtown Tokyo, April 4, 1956. (AP Photo)

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Professor Albert Einstein and his wife Elsa arrive from Palestine to raise funds for Zionism, April 4, 1921. (AP Photo)

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Atlanta Braves' Hank Aaron gives the thumbs-up sign to reporters indicating he will play in the season opener against the Cincinnati Reds at Riverfront Stadium later today, April 4, 1974. (AP Photo)

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Arnold Palmer, the only four time Masters Champion, paid a visit to Mrs. Mamie Eisenhower just before practice at the Augusta National Golf Club on April 4, 1972 in Augusta. Mrs. Eisenhower told Palmer to do his best and wished him luck. Mrs. Eisenhower is on vacation staying at Augusta National Golf Club. The opening round of the Masters is on Thursday. (AP Photo)

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Black Panther Party rally and marchers from Central Park to 1 Court Square, walk around a police car in New York, April 4, 1970. (AP Photo/Peter Simins)

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Led by a mule-drawn wagon, several hundred black and white marchers cross the Edmund Pettus Bridge at Selma, Alabama, April 4, 1969. The marchers observed the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's assassination with a memorial march over the route of the 1965 Selma-Montgomery march. (AP Photo)

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Members of the Illinois National Guard roll through a section of West Madison Street in Chicago, April 4, 1969, after an outbreak of violence. The Guard was called after window smashing and rock throwing by blacks in two areas of Chicago. (AP Photo)

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is seen here with Rev. Jesse Jackson, left, just prior to his final public appearance to address striking Memphis sanitation workers on April 4, 1968. King was assassinated later that day outside his motel room. (AP Photo/Charles Kelly)

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Pamela Erickson of San Francisco models the hairdo she will wear in the Easter Parade in San Francisco, April 4, 1966. It is creation of “Mac Wade” of San Francisco, consisting of braid for the basket and handle, and a pony tail shaped like a bunny. Pamela also wears Easter eye make-up. (AP Photo/Robert W. Klein)

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Heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali, right, seems to be leading with his left during press conference in New York, April 4, 1967, with former champion Floyd Patterson. Both men had just signed to fight each other for the title in Las Vegas on April 25. (AP Photo/John Rooney)

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Helicopter gunner of the 118th Helicopter company leans out of copter pouring machine gunfire into enemy positions as helicopter loaded with assault troops from 2nd Batt., 46 Reg in Saigon, April 4, 1965. Approaches at few feet altitude at 80 knots speeds the landing zone, an open dry rice paddy bordered by Vietcong infested canals and tree-lines. Background smoke from napalm airstrikes. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

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Former world champion Jim Clark crosses the line to win the Syracuse Grand Prix, in Syracuse, Italy, April 4, 1965. (AP Photo)

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British Commander Martin Packard, left, and Finnish Maj. Allan Aarino, right, with the U.N. peacekeeping force in Cyprus talk to Greek Cypriots after stooping their armored carrier from advancing the Turkish village of Kokkina from the Greek village of Pahy Amos, in Western Cyprus, April 4, 1964 Fighting broke out earlier in the day over possession of the strategic thousand foot high Galifudez ridge which overlooks and separates the two villages. The Turks claimed that the Greeks climbed the ridge and began firing on their village the Greek alleged the opposite. (AP Photo)

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Children in a Hong Kong refugee resettlement area watch as former Vice President Richard Nixon shows them his badminton service. Nixon visited Hong Kong, April 4, 1964, during his tour of countries in the Far East. (AP Photo)

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Arnold Palmer, golfer, with wife, Winnie, and daughters Amy, left, and Peggy on April 4, 1963 at their Latrobe, Pa. home. Peggy is holding a picture she painted of a golf green. Palmer is the 1962 Masters Golf Tournament winner. (AP Photo)

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Young heavyweight boxer Cassius Clay plants a kiss on his mother's cheek, April 4, 1963, at their home just east of Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/H.B. Littell)

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In a swirl of chiffon, Diahann Carroll appears as a high fashion model in ?No Strings,? new Broadway musical on April 4, 1962. She?s happy to star in a show she feels ?makes some progress.? But her feet are on the ground; she knows that Black actors have limited opportunities on Broadway. (AP Photo)

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Jerry Lewis between scenes in Paramount' s "It's only Money" in his portable set dressing room- -writes a letter and signs a check. The walls are covered with autographed photos of celebrities and VIP's shown April 4, 1962. (AP Photo)

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State police cavalry charges against students attending a memorial Mass for Edson Luis de Lima Souto, student killed by police, at Candelaria Church in Rio de Janeiro, April 4, 1968. (AP Photo/Agencia JB)

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Marlene Dietrich with Henri Bonnet, former French Ambassador to the U.S., at a reception following a talk by Miss Dietrich and the showing of excerpts from her films at the Museum of Modern Art, New York on April 4, 1959. (AP Photo/Matty Zimmerman)

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Boston Red Sox slugger Ted Williams is shown how he spends most of his time at the New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, Mass., April 4, 1959 for treatment of pains in his neck and shoulder. His neck traction harness is being applied by unidentified hospital nurses. (AP Photo/Frank C. Curtin)

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French actor and singer Yves Montand, of Italian descent, oerforms on the stage of the Pantages Theater during the Academy awards show in Hollywood, USA, April 4, 1960. His wife, Simone Signoret, won the best actress award. (AP Photo)

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President Dwight Eisenhower, dressed in academic robe and cap, solves problem of adjusting his mortarboard after having removed it to acknowledge applause after an address at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on April 4, 1959. The President spoke at convocation at Gettysburg College. Mrs. Mamie Eisenhower is at left. (AP Photo)

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Film star Grace Kelly waves paper pompon from boat deck of liner Constitution, on April 4, 1956, in New York, as she sails from New York for Monaco to marry Prince Rainier in story-book setting of tiny principality on the French Riviera. At ship’s rail at right are her parents, John B. Kelly and Margaret of Philadelphia. Framed by Grace’s arm is Jinx Falkenburg, radio and television personality. (AP Photo)

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Actress Jane Russell as she appeared before an American-Japanese crowd of 4,000 in a benefit show at the Metropolitan Gymnasium in Tokyo on April 4, 1957. The proceeds of the show will be donated to aid ophans of mixed blood. (AP Photo)

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Zsa Zsa Gabor, recently divorced from actor George Sanders, leaves plane at New York International Airport, Idlewild, Queens, on April 4, 1954 following arrival from Los Angeles. Zsa Zsa smiled and posed for photographers but was terse with newsmen. Asked "when are you getting married again," Zsa Zsa replied, "never probably, i don't know. Don't ask me now." She said "I am going home to mother." (AP Photo/Jack Harris)

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Gordie Howe of the Detroit Red Wings, recovering at Harper Hospital in Detroit from head injuries suffered in the first Stanley Cup playoff game against Toronto, appears in high spirits as he rests in bed, April 4, 1950. Pictures of Howe, who underwent brain surgery, were permitted today for the first time since his injury. (AP Photo)

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Jimmy Jackson, veteran race car driver from Desert Hot Springs, Calif., at the wheel of the Cummins Diesel Special, revolutionary racing car in Los Angeles on April 4, 1950, which he will drive in the 500-mile Indianapolis (Ind.) Speedway classic on Memorial Day. Only 40 inches high at its highest point, the car’s sleek nose has an air intake that resembles that of a jet plane. It will be the only green car in the race because green is Jackson’s favorite color. Other drivers avoid green as unlucky. (AP Photo/Don Brinn)

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President Harry Truman terms the Atlantic pact a "shield against aggression" in a speech just before foreign ministers of 12 nations signed the historic document, April 4, 1949. (AP Photo)

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Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Paul-Henri Spaak of Belgium tests a pen before placing the first signature on the North Atlantic treaty designed to confront any Russian aggression with a united defense, April 4, 1949. Baron Silvercruys, Belgian ambassador, stands at left and John W. Foley, Jr., of the U.S. State Department leans forward at right of Spaak. An interpreter stands at far right. Seated in first row are, from left: Ernest Bevin, Halvard Lange, Joseph Bech, Bjarn Becktsson, Gustav Rasmussen, President Harry Truman, Dean Acheson, Lester Pearson, Robert Schutt, Count Sforza, Dirk Stikker and Jose Caero da Matta. Behind them are unidentified ambassadors. (AP Photo)

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At the Army’s only war dog reception and training center at Ft. Robinson, Neb., thousands of veterans of the K-9 corps are undergoing a “de-militarizing” process developed by the army for readjusting them to civilian life. Dutchess, who has just arrived from active war duty, receives a physical examination by Capt. Joseph J. Merenda of New York City, assisted by Cpl. J.F. Bailey of Tacoma, Wash. When Dutchess completed the detraining period at Ft. Robinson, Nebraska, April 4, 1945, she received another physical examination, and then her honorable discharge. (AP Photo)

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One of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus acts to go through its paces at a dress rehearsal in Madison Square Garden in New York, April 4, 1944 was the Loyal-Repensky troupe of riding performers whose members are grouped on two cantering white houses. The Big Show opens on April 5. (AP Photo/Anthony Camerano)

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The King, on March 14, visited a South-East coast port where he saw a number of men, from the British Expeditionary Force in France, arriving home for their spell of leave in this country. For a short while his majesty acted as ticket-collector and inspected the men’s passes, while he also walked along the leave train in the station and chatted to a number of the men. One of the soldiers proudly displays the trophy he has brought home with him, a German tin helmet as the leave ship draws alongside the quay at the South-East coast port, April 4, 1940. (AP Photo)

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Ample evidence of the extensive damage caused to the repaired Renault Works at Billancourt, Paris, during the heavy daylight raid by U.S.A.A.F. bombers on April 4, 1943. There is very severe damaged in practically every part of this great work, including aero-engine assembly shops, foundries and forges, diesel engine shops, cylinder block machining shops, power plant and administrative offices. These photographs show some of the principal areas of damage; annotation: Component and tool shop. Foundry, sheet metal, radiator and core shops. Delivery sheds. Radiator and axle shop. Repair shop. (AP Photo)

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North Carolina State coach Jim Valvano, shown after his basketball team defeated Houston to win NCAA championship at Albuquerque, N.M., April 4, 1983. (AP Photo)

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Edvard Benes, President of Czechoslovakia seen at his favorite sport in Czechoslovakia on April 4, 1938. Despite the cares of state he takes a ride every morning. (AP Photo)

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Peasants from Ruthenia, Carpatho-Ukraine, arrived in Ungvar, capital of Carpatho-Ukraine, where they had fled from the irregular bands which were infesting the mountains shown April 4, 1939. (AP Photo)

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Smilingly, little Manfred Hauptmann perches on the front seat of an automobile to go out for a ride, April 4, 1936 in New York. Last night his father, Bruno Richard Hauptman, was electrocuted for the kidnap murder of the Lindbergh baby. (AP Photo)

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English tennis player Betty Nuthall during a match against Miss Harvey, unseen, at the Paddington Tennis Tournament held at the Paddington Recreation Grounds in London, England on April 4, 1934. Nuthall won the match. (AP Photo/Bead)

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Its first performance at Madison Square Garden in New York, a benefit performance for the Cancer Committee, ,April 4, 1957. The show - Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey - was sparkling with spangled acrobats, color spotlights, new costumes and colorful displays. Circus people parade in "Coronation of Mother Goose" - a display that included men and women dressed in every shade of color, circling a castle of multi-colored minarets set up in the center ring. (AP Photo/Matty Zimmerman)

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Britain's Princess Diana, the Princess of Wales, making her first official engagement following an operation to remove impacted wisdom teeth, smiles as she arrives at Claridges Hotel, London, on April 4, 1989, to attend a charity Lunch. (AP Photo/Cleaver)

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In this July 26, 1937 file photo, police escort two of the five recently freed "Scottsboro Boys," Olen Montgomery, wearing glasses, third left, and Eugene Williams, wearing suspenders, forth left through the crowd greeting them upon their arrival at Penn Station in New York. In a final chapter to one of the most important civil rights episodes in American history, Alabama lawmakers voted Thursday, April 4, 2013, to give posthumous pardons to the "Scottsboro Boys": nine black teens who were wrongly convicted of raping two white women in 1931. (AP Photo, File)

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Sen. Robert F. Kennedy shakes hands with supporters from the back of his car while campaigning in Muncie, Ind., April 4, 1968. (AP Photo/Richard J. Sroda)

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Attorney General Eric Holder gestures during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Monday, April 4, 2011, where he announced plans to try avowed 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four alleged henchmen before a military commission. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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The Rev. Jesse Jackson leads a protest outside Chicago's NBC Studios Monday, April 9, 2007, calling for the firing of radio talk show host Don Imus for his offensive comments about the Rutgers women's basketball team.(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

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Radio personality Don Imus, left, and Rev. Al Sharpton appear face-to-face on Rev. Sharpton's radio show, in New York Monday April 9, 2007. Imus issued another apology for referring to the Rutgers women's basketball team as "nappy-headed hos" on his morning show last week. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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An Iraqi man reads a newspaper featuring a picture of Saddam Hussein on the front page Tuesday April 4, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq. The Iraq tribunal Tuesday announced new criminal charges against Saddam Hussein and six others for alleged genocide and crimes against humanity in 1980s crackdown against the Kurds. (AP Photo/Samir Mizban)

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First lady Hillary Rodham Clinton throws out the first pitch to open the Chicago Cubs season at Wrigley field in Chicago, April 4, 1994. Illinois Governor Jim Edgar, right, looks on as the Cubs take on the New York Mets (AP Photo/Charles Bennett)

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Riders brave the cold as they take a turn on the Cyclone roller coaster on opening day for the Astroland Amusement Park in New York's Coney Island, April 4, 1993. The wooden Cyclone, a national official landmark, first opened in 1927. (AP Photo/Joe Tabacca)

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Chicago Cubs' Sammy Sosa watches his 500th career home run that he hit off Cincinnati Reds' Scott Sullivan in seventh inning Friday, April 4, 2003 in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/David Kohl)

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A British soldier patrols on the grounds of a mansion that had been the residence of Saddam Hussein's cousin, Ali Hassan al Majid al Tikriti, near Basra in southern Iraq Thursday, April 3, 2003. The residence of the cousin, who was know to his enemies as ``Chemical Ali'' for his role in a chemical-weapons attack on Kurds in 1988, was reported to have been looted by local residents. (AP Photo/Dan Chung, Pool)

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Democratic presidential hopeful Jesse Jackson shakes hands with supporters from the step of his campaign bus in Denver on Easter Sunday, April 4, 1988. Jackson spent the weekend campaigning in Colorade seeking votes in Monday Colorado cacuses. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

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President George H. W. Bush walks with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak as they arrive back at the White House in Washington, on Monday, April 4, 1989 after spending the afternoon attending a baseball game. Mubarak, in the second day of his visit, will meet with Congressional and Administration officials on Tuesday in hopes to with approval of new weapons sales and $230 million in U.S. economic aid. (AP Photo/Doug Mills)

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Actor Dennis Hopper has a cigarette during an interview in Los Angeles, April 4, 1985. (AP Photo/Wally Fong)

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Actress Elizabeth Taylor, front center, accompanied by actor Richard Burton, right, stroll the theater district, Monday, April 4, 1983, Boston, Mass. Taylor and Burton will be co-starring in the new production by Noel Coward’s “Private Lives” which opens at the Shubert Theatre in Boston on April 7. The rest of the group is unidentified. (AP Photo/Mike Grecco)

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Marvin Gaye III escorts his mother Anna Gordy Gaye to the public visitation of the late Marvin Gaye Jr.'s body, April 4, 1984 at Forrest Lawn Memorial Park in Los Angeles. The Grammy-winning singer died after being shot by his father, Marvin Gay Sr., Sunday, the eve of his 45th birthday. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

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Actor Bob Bell, who portrayed ``Bozo the Clown'' on Chicago television station WGN-TV, is shown before taping his last show in this April 4, 1984 file photo. He died Monday morning, Dec. 8, 1997. Bell, 75, first portrayed the character of Bozo in 1959 for a short-lived show which mixed one-man skits with animated cartoons. He returned to the air in 1961 with ``Bozo's Circus,'' and played the zany clown for 25 years. He retired in 1984, and was inducted into the Clown Hall of Fame in 1996. The character of Bozo was originally created by Larry Harmon. (AP Photo/Mark Elias)

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The space shuttle Challenger leaves the Kennedy Space Station, April 4, 1983, in a blast of smoke as it was launched on schedule. It is the first trip into space for the Challenger and the sixth mission of the shuttle program. (AP Photo)

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Actress Brooke Shields, right, gets a hug from performer Lena Horne as she visits backstage at the Nederlander Theatre in New York where Horne stars in her one-woman show "Lena Horne- The Lady and Her Music," on April 4, 1982. (AP Photo/Nancy Kaye)

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American guitarist and singer Chuck Berry performs his "duck walk" on stage as he plays his guitar on April 4, 1980. The location is not known. (AP Photo)

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Professor Albert Einstein and his wife Elsa arrive from Palestine to raise funds for Zionism, April 4, 1921. (AP Photo)

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Actor Marlon Brando, who arrived in Japan, April 3, 1956 for the premiere of "Guys and Dolls" and the filming of "teahouse of the August Moon" in which he will star. Brando held a press conference that turned into a photo session at the Imperial Hotel in Downtown Tokyo, April 4, 1956. (AP Photo)

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"Southern Nights" composer Allen Toussaint, shown in New Orleans, April 4, 1977, shuns publicity but his songs, including the current hit recorded by Glen Campbell, are frequently in the limelight. Others include "Java," "Mother-In-Law" and "Yes We Can Can." (AP Photo/Jack Thornell)

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Atlanta Braves' Hank Aaron gives the thumbs-up sign to reporters indicating he will play in the season opener against the Cincinnati Reds at Riverfront Stadium later today, April 4, 1974. (AP Photo)

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Black Panther Party rally and marchers from Central Park to 1 Court Square, walk around a police car in New York, April 4, 1970. (AP Photo/Peter Simins)

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Arnold Palmer, the only four time Masters Champion, paid a visit to Mrs. Mamie Eisenhower just before practice at the Augusta National Golf Club on April 4, 1972 in Augusta. Mrs. Eisenhower told Palmer to do his best and wished him luck. Mrs. Eisenhower is on vacation staying at Augusta National Golf Club. The opening round of the Masters is on Thursday. (AP Photo)

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Led by a mule-drawn wagon, several hundred black and white marchers cross the Edmund Pettus Bridge at Selma, Alabama, April 4, 1969. The marchers observed the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's assassination with a memorial march over the route of the 1965 Selma-Montgomery march. (AP Photo)

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Members of the Illinois National Guard roll through a section of West Madison Street in Chicago, April 4, 1969, after an outbreak of violence. The Guard was called after window smashing and rock throwing by blacks in two areas of Chicago. (AP Photo)

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Pamela Erickson of San Francisco models the hairdo she will wear in the Easter Parade in San Francisco, April 4, 1966. It is creation of “Mac Wade” of San Francisco, consisting of braid for the basket and handle, and a pony tail shaped like a bunny. Pamela also wears Easter eye make-up. (AP Photo/Robert W. Klein)

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is seen here with Rev. Jesse Jackson, left, just prior to his final public appearance to address striking Memphis sanitation workers on April 4, 1968. King was assassinated later that day outside his motel room. (AP Photo/Charles Kelly)

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Heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali, right, seems to be leading with his left during press conference in New York, April 4, 1967, with former champion Floyd Patterson. Both men had just signed to fight each other for the title in Las Vegas on April 25. (AP Photo/John Rooney)

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Helicopter gunner of the 118th Helicopter company leans out of copter pouring machine gunfire into enemy positions as helicopter loaded with assault troops from 2nd Batt., 46 Reg in Saigon, April 4, 1965. Approaches at few feet altitude at 80 knots speeds the landing zone, an open dry rice paddy bordered by Vietcong infested canals and tree-lines. Background smoke from napalm airstrikes. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

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British Commander Martin Packard, left, and Finnish Maj. Allan Aarino, right, with the U.N. peacekeeping force in Cyprus talk to Greek Cypriots after stooping their armored carrier from advancing the Turkish village of Kokkina from the Greek village of Pahy Amos, in Western Cyprus, April 4, 1964 Fighting broke out earlier in the day over possession of the strategic thousand foot high Galifudez ridge which overlooks and separates the two villages. The Turks claimed that the Greeks climbed the ridge and began firing on their village the Greek alleged the opposite. (AP Photo)

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Children in a Hong Kong refugee resettlement area watch as former Vice President Richard Nixon shows them his badminton service. Nixon visited Hong Kong, April 4, 1964, during his tour of countries in the Far East. (AP Photo)

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Former world champion Jim Clark crosses the line to win the Syracuse Grand Prix, in Syracuse, Italy, April 4, 1965. (AP Photo)

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Young heavyweight boxer Cassius Clay plants a kiss on his mother's cheek, April 4, 1963, at their home just east of Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/H.B. Littell)

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Arnold Palmer, golfer, with wife, Winnie, and daughters Amy, left, and Peggy on April 4, 1963 at their Latrobe, Pa. home. Peggy is holding a picture she painted of a golf green. Palmer is the 1962 Masters Golf Tournament winner. (AP Photo)

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In a swirl of chiffon, Diahann Carroll appears as a high fashion model in ?No Strings,? new Broadway musical on April 4, 1962. She?s happy to star in a show she feels ?makes some progress.? But her feet are on the ground; she knows that Black actors have limited opportunities on Broadway. (AP Photo)

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Jerry Lewis between scenes in Paramount' s "It's only Money" in his portable set dressing room- -writes a letter and signs a check. The walls are covered with autographed photos of celebrities and VIP's shown April 4, 1962. (AP Photo)

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State police cavalry charges against students attending a memorial Mass for Edson Luis de Lima Souto, student killed by police, at Candelaria Church in Rio de Janeiro, April 4, 1968. (AP Photo/Agencia JB)

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Boston Red Sox slugger Ted Williams is shown how he spends most of his time at the New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, Mass., April 4, 1959 for treatment of pains in his neck and shoulder. His neck traction harness is being applied by unidentified hospital nurses. (AP Photo/Frank C. Curtin)

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Marlene Dietrich with Henri Bonnet, former French Ambassador to the U.S., at a reception following a talk by Miss Dietrich and the showing of excerpts from her films at the Museum of Modern Art, New York on April 4, 1959. (AP Photo/Matty Zimmerman)

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French actor and singer Yves Montand, of Italian descent, oerforms on the stage of the Pantages Theater during the Academy awards show in Hollywood, USA, April 4, 1960. His wife, Simone Signoret, won the best actress award. (AP Photo)

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President Dwight Eisenhower, dressed in academic robe and cap, solves problem of adjusting his mortarboard after having removed it to acknowledge applause after an address at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on April 4, 1959. The President spoke at convocation at Gettysburg College. Mrs. Mamie Eisenhower is at left. (AP Photo)

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Film star Grace Kelly waves paper pompon from boat deck of liner Constitution, on April 4, 1956, in New York, as she sails from New York for Monaco to marry Prince Rainier in story-book setting of tiny principality on the French Riviera. At ship’s rail at right are her parents, John B. Kelly and Margaret of Philadelphia. Framed by Grace’s arm is Jinx Falkenburg, radio and television personality. (AP Photo)

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Actress Jane Russell as she appeared before an American-Japanese crowd of 4,000 in a benefit show at the Metropolitan Gymnasium in Tokyo on April 4, 1957. The proceeds of the show will be donated to aid ophans of mixed blood. (AP Photo)

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Gordie Howe of the Detroit Red Wings, recovering at Harper Hospital in Detroit from head injuries suffered in the first Stanley Cup playoff game against Toronto, appears in high spirits as he rests in bed, April 4, 1950. Pictures of Howe, who underwent brain surgery, were permitted today for the first time since his injury. (AP Photo)

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Jimmy Jackson, veteran race car driver from Desert Hot Springs, Calif., at the wheel of the Cummins Diesel Special, revolutionary racing car in Los Angeles on April 4, 1950, which he will drive in the 500-mile Indianapolis (Ind.) Speedway classic on Memorial Day. Only 40 inches high at its highest point, the car’s sleek nose has an air intake that resembles that of a jet plane. It will be the only green car in the race because green is Jackson’s favorite color. Other drivers avoid green as unlucky. (AP Photo/Don Brinn)

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Zsa Zsa Gabor, recently divorced from actor George Sanders, leaves plane at New York International Airport, Idlewild, Queens, on April 4, 1954 following arrival from Los Angeles. Zsa Zsa smiled and posed for photographers but was terse with newsmen. Asked "when are you getting married again," Zsa Zsa replied, "never probably, i don't know. Don't ask me now." She said "I am going home to mother." (AP Photo/Jack Harris)

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At the Army’s only war dog reception and training center at Ft. Robinson, Neb., thousands of veterans of the K-9 corps are undergoing a “de-militarizing” process developed by the army for readjusting them to civilian life. Dutchess, who has just arrived from active war duty, receives a physical examination by Capt. Joseph J. Merenda of New York City, assisted by Cpl. J.F. Bailey of Tacoma, Wash. When Dutchess completed the detraining period at Ft. Robinson, Nebraska, April 4, 1945, she received another physical examination, and then her honorable discharge. (AP Photo)

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President Harry Truman terms the Atlantic pact a "shield against aggression" in a speech just before foreign ministers of 12 nations signed the historic document, April 4, 1949. (AP Photo)

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Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Paul-Henri Spaak of Belgium tests a pen before placing the first signature on the North Atlantic treaty designed to confront any Russian aggression with a united defense, April 4, 1949. Baron Silvercruys, Belgian ambassador, stands at left and John W. Foley, Jr., of the U.S. State Department leans forward at right of Spaak. An interpreter stands at far right. Seated in first row are, from left: Ernest Bevin, Halvard Lange, Joseph Bech, Bjarn Becktsson, Gustav Rasmussen, President Harry Truman, Dean Acheson, Lester Pearson, Robert Schutt, Count Sforza, Dirk Stikker and Jose Caero da Matta. Behind them are unidentified ambassadors. (AP Photo)

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One of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus acts to go through its paces at a dress rehearsal in Madison Square Garden in New York, April 4, 1944 was the Loyal-Repensky troupe of riding performers whose members are grouped on two cantering white houses. The Big Show opens on April 5. (AP Photo/Anthony Camerano)

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The King, on March 14, visited a South-East coast port where he saw a number of men, from the British Expeditionary Force in France, arriving home for their spell of leave in this country. For a short while his majesty acted as ticket-collector and inspected the men’s passes, while he also walked along the leave train in the station and chatted to a number of the men. One of the soldiers proudly displays the trophy he has brought home with him, a German tin helmet as the leave ship draws alongside the quay at the South-East coast port, April 4, 1940. (AP Photo)

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Ample evidence of the extensive damage caused to the repaired Renault Works at Billancourt, Paris, during the heavy daylight raid by U.S.A.A.F. bombers on April 4, 1943. There is very severe damaged in practically every part of this great work, including aero-engine assembly shops, foundries and forges, diesel engine shops, cylinder block machining shops, power plant and administrative offices. These photographs show some of the principal areas of damage; annotation: Component and tool shop. Foundry, sheet metal, radiator and core shops. Delivery sheds. Radiator and axle shop. Repair shop. (AP Photo)

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Peasants from Ruthenia, Carpatho-Ukraine, arrived in Ungvar, capital of Carpatho-Ukraine, where they had fled from the irregular bands which were infesting the mountains shown April 4, 1939. (AP Photo)

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North Carolina State coach Jim Valvano, shown after his basketball team defeated Houston to win NCAA championship at Albuquerque, N.M., April 4, 1983. (AP Photo)

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Edvard Benes, President of Czechoslovakia seen at his favorite sport in Czechoslovakia on April 4, 1938. Despite the cares of state he takes a ride every morning. (AP Photo)

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Smilingly, little Manfred Hauptmann perches on the front seat of an automobile to go out for a ride, April 4, 1936 in New York. Last night his father, Bruno Richard Hauptman, was electrocuted for the kidnap murder of the Lindbergh baby. (AP Photo)

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English tennis player Betty Nuthall during a match against Miss Harvey, unseen, at the Paddington Tennis Tournament held at the Paddington Recreation Grounds in London, England on April 4, 1934. Nuthall won the match. (AP Photo/Bead)

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Its first performance at Madison Square Garden in New York, a benefit performance for the Cancer Committee, ,April 4, 1957. The show - Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey - was sparkling with spangled acrobats, color spotlights, new costumes and colorful displays. Circus people parade in "Coronation of Mother Goose" - a display that included men and women dressed in every shade of color, circling a castle of multi-colored minarets set up in the center ring. (AP Photo/Matty Zimmerman)

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Britain's Princess Diana, the Princess of Wales, making her first official engagement following an operation to remove impacted wisdom teeth, smiles as she arrives at Claridges Hotel, London, on April 4, 1989, to attend a charity Lunch. (AP Photo/Cleaver)

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In this July 26, 1937 file photo, police escort two of the five recently freed "Scottsboro Boys," Olen Montgomery, wearing glasses, third left, and Eugene Williams, wearing suspenders, forth left through the crowd greeting them upon their arrival at Penn Station in New York. In a final chapter to one of the most important civil rights episodes in American history, Alabama lawmakers voted Thursday, April 4, 2013, to give posthumous pardons to the "Scottsboro Boys": nine black teens who were wrongly convicted of raping two white women in 1931. (AP Photo, File)

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Sen. Robert F. Kennedy shakes hands with supporters from the back of his car while campaigning in Muncie, Ind., April 4, 1968. (AP Photo/Richard J. Sroda)

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The Rev. Jesse Jackson leads a protest outside Chicago's NBC Studios Monday, April 9, 2007, calling for the firing of radio talk show host Don Imus for his offensive comments about the Rutgers women's basketball team.(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

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Attorney General Eric Holder gestures during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Monday, April 4, 2011, where he announced plans to try avowed 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four alleged henchmen before a military commission. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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Radio personality Don Imus, left, and Rev. Al Sharpton appear face-to-face on Rev. Sharpton's radio show, in New York Monday April 9, 2007. Imus issued another apology for referring to the Rutgers women's basketball team as "nappy-headed hos" on his morning show last week. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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A British soldier patrols on the grounds of a mansion that had been the residence of Saddam Hussein's cousin, Ali Hassan al Majid al Tikriti, near Basra in southern Iraq Thursday, April 3, 2003. The residence of the cousin, who was know to his enemies as ``Chemical Ali'' for his role in a chemical-weapons attack on Kurds in 1988, was reported to have been looted by local residents. (AP Photo/Dan Chung, Pool)

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Chicago Cubs' Sammy Sosa watches his 500th career home run that he hit off Cincinnati Reds' Scott Sullivan in seventh inning Friday, April 4, 2003 in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/David Kohl)

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An Iraqi man reads a newspaper featuring a picture of Saddam Hussein on the front page Tuesday April 4, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq. The Iraq tribunal Tuesday announced new criminal charges against Saddam Hussein and six others for alleged genocide and crimes against humanity in 1980s crackdown against the Kurds. (AP Photo/Samir Mizban)

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