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Celebrity Birthdays for July 20 – Carlos Santana, Julianne Hough and More

Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Carlos Santana
Age: 65
Occupation: Guitarist
Known For: Fusing rock and Latin influences while fronting the band Santana and during his long solo career, hits such as ‘Black Magic Woman,’ ‘Maria Maria’ and ‘Smooth,’ his 10 Grammy Awards, and his place in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

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This Day in History for July 20 – Apollo 11 Lands and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1903 – Ford Motor Company ships its first car (More info)

1960 – Sirimavo Bandaranaike of Ceylon — now Sri Lanka — is elected as Prime Minister, thus becoming the world’s first elected female head of government (More info)

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This Day in History for July 19 – First Women’s Rights Convention and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1692 – Five women are hanged for witchcraft in Salem, Mass. (More info)

1848 – The first women’s rights convention, called by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia C. Mott, was held in Seneca Falls, N.Y. (More info)

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Adam Jacobs / Larry Busacca, Getty Images
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Celebrity Birthdays for July 19 – Brian May, Anthony Edwards and More

Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Brian May
Age: 65
Occupation: Songwriter and Musician
Known For: Playing guitar with the legendary band Queen and writing such hits as ‘We Will Rock You,’ ‘Who Wants to Live Forever,’ ‘Fat Bottomed Girls’ and ‘I Want it All,’ having a PhD in astrophysics, and being ranked No. 26 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time

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Gareth Davies / Tim Whitby, Getty Images
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Celebrity Birthdays for July 18 – Nelson Mandela, Sir Richard Branson and More

Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Nelson Mandela
Age: 94
Occupation: South African Activist and Politician
Known For: His tireless anti-apartheid work, surviving 27 years in a brutal prison, being the first South African president elected in a fully representative democratic election, and receiving more than 250 awards over four decades including the Nobel Peace Prize

Sir Richard Branson
Age: 62
Occupation: Entrepreneur
Known For: Founding the Virgin Group of more than 400 companies including Virgin Records and Virgin Atlantic Airways, his environmental work, a wicked and self-deprecating sense of humor, and generally using his $4 billion fortune for good and not evil

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Daniel Berehulak, Getty Images
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This Day in History for July 18 – ‘Mein Kampf’ Published and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

64 – A great fire begins that ultimately destroys most of Rome (More info)

1925 – Adolf Hitler publishes the first volume of his personal manifesto, ‘Mein Kampf’ (More info)

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Stacy Proebstle, Townsquare Media
Stacy Proebstle, Townsquare Media
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Laws Won’t Prevent Against Risky Swimming Behavior, Says Professor

The summer heat hasn’t let up, but the rate of fatal drowning has significantly fallen off from early in the season when lifeguards weren’t on duty.

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Priest Arrested in Brick on Criminal Sexual Contact Charges

 

A Brick Township Priest is arrested for allegedly having criminal sexual contact with a mother and her teen child  from his parish.

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Swastika carved into the back of an air conditioning unit in Lakewood (TheLakewoodScoop)
Swastika carved into the back of an air conditioning unit in Lakewood (TheLakewoodScoop)
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Swastika Found On Lakewood Air Conditioner

Another incident of a swastika in Lakewood.

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Ocean gold store robbery suspects (Ocean Township Police)
Ocean gold store robbery suspects (Ocean Township Police)
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Police Seek Monmouth Gold Store Robbers

Monmouth County authorities need your help in finding two men who held up the NJ Gold Buyers store in Ocean Township over the weekend. 

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Jason Merritt / Ian Gavan, Getty Images
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Celebrity Birthdays for July 17 – Phyllis Diller, David Hasselhoff and More

Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Phyllis Diller
Age: 95
Occupation: Comedienne
Known For: Her cackling laugh and stage persona of an eccentrically dressed housewife who makes self-deprecating jokes about herself, her terrible cooking and a husband named “Fang,” and paving the way for other female comics such as Roseanne Barr and Joan Rivers

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Frazer Harrison, Getty Images
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This Day in History for July 17 – Disneyland Opens and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1762 – Catherine II becomes tsar of Russia upon the murder of Peter III (More info)

1898 – Spain surrenders to the United States at Santiago, Cuba, ending the Spanish-American War (More info)

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