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★1-Minute History | JUNE 17 | OJ Simpson Chase, Watergate, MC Escher★

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Published on Jun 10, 2013

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Happy Birthday June 17!!

1972 This is the break-in of the democratic national headquarters at the Watergate, which would lead to the resignation of Richard Nixon.
*The first burglary took place on May 28th
*Two failed attempts were made on Memorial Day Weekend
*Ordered by president and paranoid weirdo Richard Nixon
*The "plumbers" included convicted felon and conservative radio host G. Gordon Liddy
*Led to the investigation and eventual resignation of Richard Nixon

1994 OJ Simpson, driven by his friend al cowling is slowly chased on a Los Angeles highway in a white ford bronco, after his x-wife and a waiter were found dead in her home. Which he totally didn't kill, which is totally the reason why he was running.
*Former American football star and minor film actor
*After the murder of his ex-wife and her friend, OJ ran from police in a slow moving car chase
*A note was released to the media interpreted as a suicide note
*The white Ford Bronco was driven by his friend Al Cowlings
*One of the first examples of a "media circus"

1980 Venus Williams -- is one-half of the eponymous tennis sister duo, and she has an awesome butt.
*Gold medal (singles) in 2000
*Gold medal (doubles) in 2000, 2008, and 2012
*Second in overall $ (as of May 2012)
*632-160 (as of May 2012)
*Name rhymes with "penis"

1943 Barry Manilow -- and the inventor of lame chroner adult contemporary style of music Barry Manilow.
*Changed his name from Barry Alan Pincus
*Copacabana (At the Copa)
*Mandy
*Could It Be Magic?
*Daybreak
*Las Vegas headliner

1898 M.C. Escher -- Dutch Graphic artist M.C. Escher, is best known for his mathematically inspired woodcuts and lithographs. This is an example of impossible construction.
*Dutch graphic artist
*Known for fractal inspired woodcuts and lithographs
*Drawing hands
*Sky and water
*Ascending and descending
*Relativity
*Gravity
*Metamorphosis III

1943 and finally, former speaker of the house Newt Gingrich organized the political program "Contract with America", which brought a republican majority in the 1994 congress for the first time in 40 years.
*Speaker of the house, 1995-1999
*Architect of the "Contract with America"
*Orchestrated the end of a four decade long Democratic majority in the House
*Ran for president in 2012 alongside Mitt Romney and Michelle Bauchman
*Soft marshmallow filling

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