Today – August 7th

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Birthdays, festivals and history plus the newspaper front pages for August 7th

Birthdays:

John Glover: actor

Charlize Theron: actress

Bruce Dickinson: singer

David Duchovny: actor

Helen Flanagan: actress

Tobin Bell: actor

Megan Gale: model

Michael Shannon: actor

Abbie Cornish: actress

Wayne Knight: actor

Holidays,Festivals & Special Days:

Feast day of Saint Albert.

Battle of Boyacá day, Colombia.

In History:

1960 – The Cuban Catholic Church condemned the rise of communism in Cuba. Fidel Castro then banned all religious TV and radio broadcasts.

1974 – French stuntman Philippe Petit walked a tightrope strung between the twin towers of New York’s World Trade Center.

2003 – In California, Arnold Schwarzenegger announced that he would run for the office of governor.

Front Pages:

 

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[Image: Gage Skidmore]

[Front Pages: @suttonnick, @metrohnews, @irishsunonline, @CMurphyHerald, @independent_ie]

Neil Markey

Founder of Krank.ie. News and current events nerd who likes cute animals and fighting with politicians on the internet. QRG has called me a “maverick Irish blogger” but I’m mostly just being an opinionated jerk. You can find me mouthing off on the Twitter-machine @Nerin_

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