Today in History: April 5

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Reverend Harold Francis Davidson, the rector of Stiffkey, Norfolk smiles after the days court hearing, on April. 5, 1932, where he faced charges of immorality against a number of women. (AP Photo/Staff/Putnam)

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Gladys Normand, sister of the late film star, Mabel Normand, is looking to the skies for her career, rather than the movies which brought fame to her kin. After her arrival in Los Angeles several weeks ago to attend funeral services for her sister, Miss Normand decided on a flying career. She is taking a private pilot’s course at a Los Angeles training school on April 5, 1930. If successful she will seek a limited commercial pilot’s license. She formerly lived in New York. (AP Photo)

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The Bell Telephone Laboratories has announced the development of "visible speech," a technique whereby a man's voice, a bird's song, or the music from a violin is translated into patterns on a moving screen or sheet of paper, April 5, 1946 at Murray Hill, N.J. Here, instructor Harriet C. Green, points to the patterns on the screen, which it is hoped the deaf will be able to "see" speech and read it as though it were written. (AP Photo)

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Frank Brangwyn, English painter, is shown April 5, 1930

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A view of the Stock Exchange trading floor, April 5, 1943, during the rush where stock and bonds are "bid" and "asked." On a turnover of around 25,500,000 shares, Monday, April 5, the largest since December 30, 1941. The leading stoch rose 1 to 2 points and the rail list was lifted, on the average, to the best. (AP Photo)

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View of the tipple near the scene of a mine explosion at the Upper Big Branch Mine in Montcoal, W.Va., on Monday April 5, 2010. (AP Photo/Jon C. Hancock)

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A coal miner rescued from the Wangjialing Coal Mine in Xiangning county is rushed into a hospital in Hejing town in north China's Shanxi province on Monday, April 5, 2010. More than 100 Chinese miners were pulled out alive Monday after being trapped for more than a week in the flooded coal mine, sparking cheers among the hundreds of rescue workers who had raced to save them and almost given up hope. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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Porno Theater on 49th St. between 7th and Broadway with the Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza in background on right and new 1585 Broadway glass office tower in background on left in New York on April 5, 1990. (AP Photo/Sergio Florez)

by: Associated Press

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View of the destroyed interior of the La Belle discotheque after the explosion of a powerful bomb killing two people and injuring up to 150 others, Saturday, April 5, 1986. The discotheque was crowded with some 500 patrons, mostly U.S. Soldiers. A Defense Department spokesman said in Washington that “six to nine Americans were seriously injured and 30 to 35 required hospitalization. (AP Photo/Andreas Schoelzel)

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A dog sporting a straw hat, dark glasses and a cigar near Mann’s Chinese Theater in Los Angeles on April 5, 1983. Leonard Massaro says the dog likes to follow him around and the dapper pooch answers to the name of “Mr. Cool.” Both Massaro and Cool hope that such shenanigans will lead to a starring role on a TV commercial. (AP Photo/Wally Fong)

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German singer Freddy Breck is seen on April 5, 1977 in Dortmund, Germany. (AP Photo/Heribert Proepper)

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*** FILE *** Actor Charlton Heston waves to fans while walking the picket line outside Paramount Studios in Hollywood during the Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists strike, Aug. 1980. Heston, who won the 1959 best actor Oscar as the chariot-racing "Ben-Hur" and portrayed Moses, Michelangelo, El Cid and other heroic figures in movie epics of the '50s and '60s, died Saturday April 5, 2008 according to a statement from the actor's family. He was 84. (AP Photo/Lennox McLendon, FILE)

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Richard "Cheech" Marin, right, and Tommy Chong perform at the Bitter End Café in New York, April 5, 1972. (AP Photo/Allen Green)

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Coco the Clown places a floral Easter bonnet on Targa’s head in preparation for a freight yard preview and parade in New York on April 5, 1966 as the circus unloaded in the Bronx yards of the New Haven railroad. Targa, 14-year-old elephant, was said to be the largest of the animals unloaded from trains for the march downtown to Madison Square Garden for opening night show later in the day. (AP Photo)

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Four members of New York City’s Radio City Music Hall Rockettes precision dance team take a break during rehearsals for a new show on April 5, 1966. The work is hard and the hours long for the girls who make the troupe. There are 46 girls in the troupe. These four, left to right, are Jane Simpson of Bangor, Mo., Jeanne Carroll of Hawthorne, N.Y., Susan Boron of Niles, Ohio and Diane McDonald of Union, N.J. (AP Photo/Anthony Camerano)

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Worry and frustration are reflected in the face of aging Arnold Palmer, winner of four Masters Championships seeking to launch a comeback at the age of 42, April 5, 1972, Augusta, Ga. Palmer hasnt won a major title since the Masters in 1964. (AP Photo/Bob Daugherty)

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Actor James Whitmore, who plays the part of Mr. Jones in a television show called The Law and Mr. Jones, poses amid a shower of mill some of the thousands of letters protesting the dropping of the show, April 5, 1962, Los Angeles, Calif. It got a good ride on ABC a season ago, but then it was dropped. The woman on the left is unidentified. (AP Photo/David F. Smith)

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Teenage fans of comedian Soupy Sales react during an appearance at the Paramount Theater in the Brooklyn borough of New York, April 5, 1965. (AP Photo/Robert Kradin)

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As Art Linkletter performs on his TV show in Hollywood, Los Angeles, April 5, 1962, youngsters on the show look over prizes given out by Dorothea Gillespie, left, the show?s teacher. Dorothea is an accredited teacher. The Board of Education allows children to skip school to attend the show. (AP Photo/David F. Smith)

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Elephants parade up Third Avenue in New York on April 5, 1958 in first circus parade in the city in 38 years. An estimated 125,000 persons viewed the parade that began at 34th Street and stretched north to 69th Street. (AP Photo/Jacob Harris)

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General view of studio where four color cameras await completion of reconversion of color facilities and special color programs to be handled by NBC on April 15 on its Wide World program, in Chicago, April 5, 1956. (AP Photo/Edward Kitch)

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Circus bear "Fritz" seems none too pleased with his predicament as he pedals his "high strung" bicycle around at the opening of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus at Madison Square Garden, New York, April 5, 1939. (AP Photo/Tom Sande)

by: Associated Press

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Kasturba Gandhi sitting on a swing at her home, Sabarmati Ashram in India after her husband Mahatma Gandhi's march which formed part of his Civil Disobedience Campaign around April 5, 1930. (AP Photo)

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Thousands of pro-choice demonstrators gather on the Ellipse near the White House in a massive March for Women's Lives rally organized by the National Organziation for Women (NOW) in Washington, D.C., April 5, 1992. Some of the signs read, "Keep Abortion Legal," and "I Am the Face of Pro-Choice America." (AP Photo/Doug Mills)

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Teen actor Corey Feldman appears in a Los Angeles courtroom facing two felony counts of possession of cocaine and heroin for sale, on April 5, 1990. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

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Two negotiators speak through the open door of a Kuwait Airways Boeing 747 airliner, at Larnaca Airport Tuesday, April 12, 1988. The airliner is being held at Larnaca with 52 people on board, after being hijacked on April 5 by gunmen who are demanding the release of 17 pro-Iranian prisoners held in Kuwait. In background, a ship leaves Larnaca port. (AP Photo/Udo Weitz)

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Winnie Mandela, black activist and wife of jailed South African National Congress leader Nelson Mandela, carries the coffin of William Kotoyi at his funeral in Brandfort, South Africa on April 5, 1986. In a speech there, she called for full sanctions against South Africa for its apartheld policies. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

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Los Angeles Lakers center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (33) shoots one of his baskets on his way to breaking Wilt Chamberlain's NBA scoring record during action against the Utah Jazz in Las Vegas, Nev., Thursday, April 5, 1984. Abdul-Jabbar needed 21 points and scored 22 points to give him a regular season record of 31,421 points. (AP Photo/Lennox McLendon)

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Hundreds of birds fly past the Space Shuttle Challenger, April 5, 1984, at the Kennedy Space Center. The Challenger is scheduled for liftoff early Friday morning for a six-day mission. (AP Photo/Bob Self)

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World heavyweight boxing champ Joe Frazier, stretches out in a chair in a motel room in Beaufort, S.C., on April 5, 1971 and chats with newsmen on his visit to his home town. (AP Photo/Lou Krasky)

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The body of West German Ambassador to Guatemala City, Count Karl Von Spreti in the morgue, who was found shot through the head in Guatemala City, on April 6, 1970, after the Guatemalan Government refused the demands of his kidnappers. (AP Photo)

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This view shows the window in Memphis, Tenn. on April 5, 1968 from which, police say, a man fired a gun fatally wounding civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (AP Photo)

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Puerto Rican youngsters plead for Mickey Mantle's autograph from their dugout roof perch before the New York Yankees - Washington Senators exhibition game in San Juan, April 5, 1965. (AP Photo)

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Coretta Scott King, center, widow of slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is comforted in the doorway of an airliner in Memphis, Tenn., April 5, 1968, as her husband's body is brought up the ramp. Dr. King was assassinated yesterday in Memphis. Others on board plane are unidentified. (AP Photo)

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This aerial photo shows fire-gutted buildings, some still smouldering, along a block on H Street between 12th and 13th Streets in the northeast section of Washington, D.C. on April 5, 1968. Rioting broke out after the assassination of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in Memphis, Tenn. on April 4. (AP Photo)

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*** FILE *** American actor and Oscar winner Charlton Heston joins civil rights protesters picketing a whites-only restaurant in Oklahoma City, Okl., on May 27, 1961. Heston, who won the 1959 best actor Oscar as the chariot-racing "Ben-Hur" and portrayed Moses, Michelangelo, El Cid and other heroic figures in movie epics of the '50s and '60s, died Saturday April 5, 2008 according to a statement from the actor's family. He was 84. (AP Photo, FILE)

by: Associated Press

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Workmen survey building foundations in one of the chambers inside Cheyenne Mountain in Colorado Springs, Colo., April 5, 1963. The chambers will be the underground headquarters for the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), the nation's nerve center for defense against neclear attack. Due for completion in 1965, the proposed 15 steel buildings will stand on rows of huge steel springs. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

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Shedding her shoes and her successful starring role in "Wonderful Town," Rosalind Russell, right, gets a kick out of Robert Fryer, co-producer of the New York musical hit, at a farewell party Miss Russell gave for the cast and friends backstage after her final performance, April 5, 1954. Getting into the act at left, also with shoes off, is Carol Channing, who is replacing Miss Russell. The show opened on Feb. 25, 1953. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler)

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A battery of press photographers are massed outside the door of 10 Downing Street to photograph ministers arriving for what may be Winston Churchill's last cabinet meeting on April 5, 1955. (AP Photo)

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Ethel Rosenberg, right, leaves Federal Courthouse in New York, April 5, 1951 in custody of U.S. Deputy Marshal Lillian McLoughlin, after being sentenced to death following conviction of conspiracy to commit espionage in time of war. Her husband, Julius, also received the death sentence. (AP Photo)

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Banners of Mao Tse-tung are carried by Czech workers during May Day celebrations in Prague on April 5, 1949. Sign reads ?We greet the victorious struggle of the Chinese people?. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

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The U.S. Supreme Court on May 8 rejected the last minute efforts of the attorneys of Willie Francis in St. Martinsville, Louisiana, shown April 5, 1947, to save him from a second trip to the electric chair. Willie is scheduled to die in the electric chair on May 9. (AP Photo/Bill Allen)

by: Associated Press

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American and British fliers in Burma stand beside their shark-simulated plane at a Burma airdrome on April 5, 1942. Americans are from the volunteer group which wrote brilliant page with skimpy equipment in attempt to halt Japanese advance. (AP Photo)

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Hyde Park, in the heart of London, on April 5, 1937, as a flock of sheep is being driven along the winding path beside the Serpentine Lake to new grazing ground in the park. Many of them paused for a drink on the way. (AP Photo)

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New York Yankees baseball player Lou Gehrig travels in Dallas, Texas on April 5, 1939. (AP Photo)

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Young Austrian girls in their native costumes present a bouquet of flowers to Adolf Hitler during his arrival in Innsbruck, Austria on April 5, 1934. (AP Photo)

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To de-Nazify these German children who from kindergarten have been taught the misrepresentations, hate and obscenities of Nazi Ideology is the tremendous task facing the United Nations' educators and statesmen. The council of education on world citizenship and the London international assembly has advanced a general plan for the reeducation of German Youth. It believes reform must start from the cradle and work up through every facet of German life. These German youngsters are shown at a Hitler rally during the early days of Hitler’s regime, April 5, 1935. (AP Photo)

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Max Baer (right) world’s heavyweight champion, and James J. Braddock (left) the N.Y. boxing commissions choice as no. 1 title enemy, draw beans on each other in New York City on April 5, 1935 while Jack Dempsey, the former champion, amiable impersonates a referee. A conference next Tuesday in expected to clear up the contendership muddle. (AP Photo/S)

by: Associated Press

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Thousands of pro-choice demonstrators gather on the Ellipse near the White House in a massive March for Women's Lives rally organized by the National Organziation for Women (NOW) in Washington, D.C., April 5, 1992. Some of the signs read, "Keep Abortion Legal," and "I Am the Face of Pro-Choice America." (AP Photo/Doug Mills)

by: Associated Press

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Two negotiators speak through the open door of a Kuwait Airways Boeing 747 airliner, at Larnaca Airport Tuesday, April 12, 1988. The airliner is being held at Larnaca with 52 people on board, after being hijacked on April 5 by gunmen who are demanding the release of 17 pro-Iranian prisoners held in Kuwait. In background, a ship leaves Larnaca port. (AP Photo/Udo Weitz)

by: Associated Press

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Teen actor Corey Feldman appears in a Los Angeles courtroom facing two felony counts of possession of cocaine and heroin for sale, on April 5, 1990. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

by: Associated Press

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View of the destroyed interior of the La Belle discotheque after the explosion of a powerful bomb killing two people and injuring up to 150 others, Saturday, April 5, 1986. The discotheque was crowded with some 500 patrons, mostly U.S. Soldiers. A Defense Department spokesman said in Washington that “six to nine Americans were seriously injured and 30 to 35 required hospitalization. (AP Photo/Andreas Schoelzel)

by: Associated Press

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Porno Theater on 49th St. between 7th and Broadway with the Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza in background on right and new 1585 Broadway glass office tower in background on left in New York on April 5, 1990. (AP Photo/Sergio Florez)

by: Associated Press

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Winnie Mandela, black activist and wife of jailed South African National Congress leader Nelson Mandela, carries the coffin of William Kotoyi at his funeral in Brandfort, South Africa on April 5, 1986. In a speech there, she called for full sanctions against South Africa for its apartheld policies. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

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Los Angeles Lakers center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (33) shoots one of his baskets on his way to breaking Wilt Chamberlain's NBA scoring record during action against the Utah Jazz in Las Vegas, Nev., Thursday, April 5, 1984. Abdul-Jabbar needed 21 points and scored 22 points to give him a regular season record of 31,421 points. (AP Photo/Lennox McLendon)

by: Associated Press

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A dog sporting a straw hat, dark glasses and a cigar near Mann’s Chinese Theater in Los Angeles on April 5, 1983. Leonard Massaro says the dog likes to follow him around and the dapper pooch answers to the name of “Mr. Cool.” Both Massaro and Cool hope that such shenanigans will lead to a starring role on a TV commercial. (AP Photo/Wally Fong)

by: Associated Press

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Hundreds of birds fly past the Space Shuttle Challenger, April 5, 1984, at the Kennedy Space Center. The Challenger is scheduled for liftoff early Friday morning for a six-day mission. (AP Photo/Bob Self)

by: Associated Press

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*** FILE *** Actor Charlton Heston waves to fans while walking the picket line outside Paramount Studios in Hollywood during the Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists strike, Aug. 1980. Heston, who won the 1959 best actor Oscar as the chariot-racing "Ben-Hur" and portrayed Moses, Michelangelo, El Cid and other heroic figures in movie epics of the '50s and '60s, died Saturday April 5, 2008 according to a statement from the actor's family. He was 84. (AP Photo/Lennox McLendon, FILE)

by: Associated Press

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German singer Freddy Breck is seen on April 5, 1977 in Dortmund, Germany. (AP Photo/Heribert Proepper)

by: Associated Press

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Richard "Cheech" Marin, right, and Tommy Chong perform at the Bitter End Café in New York, April 5, 1972. (AP Photo/Allen Green)

by: Associated Press

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Worry and frustration are reflected in the face of aging Arnold Palmer, winner of four Masters Championships seeking to launch a comeback at the age of 42, April 5, 1972, Augusta, Ga. Palmer hasnt won a major title since the Masters in 1964. (AP Photo/Bob Daugherty)

by: Associated Press

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World heavyweight boxing champ Joe Frazier, stretches out in a chair in a motel room in Beaufort, S.C., on April 5, 1971 and chats with newsmen on his visit to his home town. (AP Photo/Lou Krasky)

by: Associated Press

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This aerial photo shows fire-gutted buildings, some still smouldering, along a block on H Street between 12th and 13th Streets in the northeast section of Washington, D.C. on April 5, 1968. Rioting broke out after the assassination of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in Memphis, Tenn. on April 4. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

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This view shows the window in Memphis, Tenn. on April 5, 1968 from which, police say, a man fired a gun fatally wounding civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

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The body of West German Ambassador to Guatemala City, Count Karl Von Spreti in the morgue, who was found shot through the head in Guatemala City, on April 6, 1970, after the Guatemalan Government refused the demands of his kidnappers. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

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Coretta Scott King, center, widow of slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is comforted in the doorway of an airliner in Memphis, Tenn., April 5, 1968, as her husband's body is brought up the ramp. Dr. King was assassinated yesterday in Memphis. Others on board plane are unidentified. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

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Coco the Clown places a floral Easter bonnet on Targa’s head in preparation for a freight yard preview and parade in New York on April 5, 1966 as the circus unloaded in the Bronx yards of the New Haven railroad. Targa, 14-year-old elephant, was said to be the largest of the animals unloaded from trains for the march downtown to Madison Square Garden for opening night show later in the day. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

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Four members of New York City’s Radio City Music Hall Rockettes precision dance team take a break during rehearsals for a new show on April 5, 1966. The work is hard and the hours long for the girls who make the troupe. There are 46 girls in the troupe. These four, left to right, are Jane Simpson of Bangor, Mo., Jeanne Carroll of Hawthorne, N.Y., Susan Boron of Niles, Ohio and Diane McDonald of Union, N.J. (AP Photo/Anthony Camerano)

by: Associated Press

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Puerto Rican youngsters plead for Mickey Mantle's autograph from their dugout roof perch before the New York Yankees - Washington Senators exhibition game in San Juan, April 5, 1965. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

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Workmen survey building foundations in one of the chambers inside Cheyenne Mountain in Colorado Springs, Colo., April 5, 1963. The chambers will be the underground headquarters for the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), the nation's nerve center for defense against neclear attack. Due for completion in 1965, the proposed 15 steel buildings will stand on rows of huge steel springs. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

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Teenage fans of comedian Soupy Sales react during an appearance at the Paramount Theater in the Brooklyn borough of New York, April 5, 1965. (AP Photo/Robert Kradin)

by: Associated Press

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Actor James Whitmore, who plays the part of Mr. Jones in a television show called The Law and Mr. Jones, poses amid a shower of mill some of the thousands of letters protesting the dropping of the show, April 5, 1962, Los Angeles, Calif. It got a good ride on ABC a season ago, but then it was dropped. The woman on the left is unidentified. (AP Photo/David F. Smith)

by: Associated Press

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As Art Linkletter performs on his TV show in Hollywood, Los Angeles, April 5, 1962, youngsters on the show look over prizes given out by Dorothea Gillespie, left, the show?s teacher. Dorothea is an accredited teacher. The Board of Education allows children to skip school to attend the show. (AP Photo/David F. Smith)

by: Associated Press

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Elephants parade up Third Avenue in New York on April 5, 1958 in first circus parade in the city in 38 years. An estimated 125,000 persons viewed the parade that began at 34th Street and stretched north to 69th Street. (AP Photo/Jacob Harris)

by: Associated Press

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*** FILE *** American actor and Oscar winner Charlton Heston joins civil rights protesters picketing a whites-only restaurant in Oklahoma City, Okl., on May 27, 1961. Heston, who won the 1959 best actor Oscar as the chariot-racing "Ben-Hur" and portrayed Moses, Michelangelo, El Cid and other heroic figures in movie epics of the '50s and '60s, died Saturday April 5, 2008 according to a statement from the actor's family. He was 84. (AP Photo, FILE)

by: Associated Press

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General view of studio where four color cameras await completion of reconversion of color facilities and special color programs to be handled by NBC on April 15 on its Wide World program, in Chicago, April 5, 1956. (AP Photo/Edward Kitch)

by: Associated Press

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A battery of press photographers are massed outside the door of 10 Downing Street to photograph ministers arriving for what may be Winston Churchill's last cabinet meeting on April 5, 1955. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

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Shedding her shoes and her successful starring role in "Wonderful Town," Rosalind Russell, right, gets a kick out of Robert Fryer, co-producer of the New York musical hit, at a farewell party Miss Russell gave for the cast and friends backstage after her final performance, April 5, 1954. Getting into the act at left, also with shoes off, is Carol Channing, who is replacing Miss Russell. The show opened on Feb. 25, 1953. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler)

by: Associated Press

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Ethel Rosenberg, right, leaves Federal Courthouse in New York, April 5, 1951 in custody of U.S. Deputy Marshal Lillian McLoughlin, after being sentenced to death following conviction of conspiracy to commit espionage in time of war. Her husband, Julius, also received the death sentence. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

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Banners of Mao Tse-tung are carried by Czech workers during May Day celebrations in Prague on April 5, 1949. Sign reads ?We greet the victorious struggle of the Chinese people?. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

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The U.S. Supreme Court on May 8 rejected the last minute efforts of the attorneys of Willie Francis in St. Martinsville, Louisiana, shown April 5, 1947, to save him from a second trip to the electric chair. Willie is scheduled to die in the electric chair on May 9. (AP Photo/Bill Allen)

by: Associated Press

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American and British fliers in Burma stand beside their shark-simulated plane at a Burma airdrome on April 5, 1942. Americans are from the volunteer group which wrote brilliant page with skimpy equipment in attempt to halt Japanese advance. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

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Hyde Park, in the heart of London, on April 5, 1937, as a flock of sheep is being driven along the winding path beside the Serpentine Lake to new grazing ground in the park. Many of them paused for a drink on the way. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

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New York Yankees baseball player Lou Gehrig travels in Dallas, Texas on April 5, 1939. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

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Circus bear "Fritz" seems none too pleased with his predicament as he pedals his "high strung" bicycle around at the opening of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus at Madison Square Garden, New York, April 5, 1939. (AP Photo/Tom Sande)

by: Associated Press

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The Bell Telephone Laboratories has announced the development of "visible speech," a technique whereby a man's voice, a bird's song, or the music from a violin is translated into patterns on a moving screen or sheet of paper, April 5, 1946 at Murray Hill, N.J. Here, instructor Harriet C. Green, points to the patterns on the screen, which it is hoped the deaf will be able to "see" speech and read it as though it were written. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

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Max Baer (right) world’s heavyweight champion, and James J. Braddock (left) the N.Y. boxing commissions choice as no. 1 title enemy, draw beans on each other in New York City on April 5, 1935 while Jack Dempsey, the former champion, amiable impersonates a referee. A conference next Tuesday in expected to clear up the contendership muddle. (AP Photo/S)

by: Associated Press

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To de-Nazify these German children who from kindergarten have been taught the misrepresentations, hate and obscenities of Nazi Ideology is the tremendous task facing the United Nations' educators and statesmen. The council of education on world citizenship and the London international assembly has advanced a general plan for the reeducation of German Youth. It believes reform must start from the cradle and work up through every facet of German life. These German youngsters are shown at a Hitler rally during the early days of Hitler’s regime, April 5, 1935. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

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Reverend Harold Francis Davidson, the rector of Stiffkey, Norfolk smiles after the days court hearing, on April. 5, 1932, where he faced charges of immorality against a number of women. (AP Photo/Staff/Putnam)

by: Associated Press

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Young Austrian girls in their native costumes present a bouquet of flowers to Adolf Hitler during his arrival in Innsbruck, Austria on April 5, 1934. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

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Kasturba Gandhi sitting on a swing at her home, Sabarmati Ashram in India after her husband Mahatma Gandhi's march which formed part of his Civil Disobedience Campaign around April 5, 1930. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

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Gladys Normand, sister of the late film star, Mabel Normand, is looking to the skies for her career, rather than the movies which brought fame to her kin. After her arrival in Los Angeles several weeks ago to attend funeral services for her sister, Miss Normand decided on a flying career. She is taking a private pilot’s course at a Los Angeles training school on April 5, 1930. If successful she will seek a limited commercial pilot’s license. She formerly lived in New York. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

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A view of the Stock Exchange trading floor, April 5, 1943, during the rush where stock and bonds are "bid" and "asked." On a turnover of around 25,500,000 shares, Monday, April 5, the largest since December 30, 1941. The leading stoch rose 1 to 2 points and the rail list was lifted, on the average, to the best. (AP Photo)

by: Associated Press

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Frank Brangwyn, English painter, is shown April 5, 1930

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A coal miner rescued from the Wangjialing Coal Mine in Xiangning county is rushed into a hospital in Hejing town in north China's Shanxi province on Monday, April 5, 2010. More than 100 Chinese miners were pulled out alive Monday after being trapped for more than a week in the flooded coal mine, sparking cheers among the hundreds of rescue workers who had raced to save them and almost given up hope. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

by: Associated Press

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View of the tipple near the scene of a mine explosion at the Upper Big Branch Mine in Montcoal, W.Va., on Monday April 5, 2010. (AP Photo/Jon C. Hancock)

by: Associated Press

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