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This Day In History – October 9

1973  Elvis and Priscilla Presley got divorced after six years of marriage!  Priscilla was awarded nearly $1.5 million cash, $4,200 a month alimony for one year, half the sale price of the couple's $750,000 home and a 5% interest in two of Elvis' publishing companies 1986 Fox debuted as a TV network THANK YOU FOR MARRIED...WITH CHILDREN [...]

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Urban Outfitters Wants Their Workers to Work “For Free” on the Weekends.

Urban Outfitters is being slammed for asking employees to work for free on weekends.The store has seen a big increase in orders recently, and to help keep up with the orders they sent out an email asking salaried employees to work on the weekends for free. They called the unpaid shifts as a “team-building activity” [...]

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This Day In History – October 8

1995 Tim McGraw was at #1 on the Country charts with I Like It, I Love It   The song was McGraw's ninth single overall, and his third #1 hit. 1997 Boogie Nights was released!  Mark Wahlberg, meet Dirk Diggler. Dirk Diggler, meet Mark Wahlberg 2002 Trace Adkins was building a gravel road for his farm in [...]

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Woman Under Investigation for “Child Shaming” at Wal-Mart

A South Carolina mother is under investigation by the Department of Social Services after dressing her son in women's clothes and parading him around a Walmart store as punishment. Cops were called to the store and found the boy dressed in a tutu, women's boots, a women's undergarment, and a T-shirt. The word "bad" was [...]

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This Day In History – October 7

1968 The Motion Picture Association of America adopted the film-rating system that ranged for "G" to "X."  The MPAA rating system is not enforced by law; films can be exhibited without a rating, though many theaters refuse to exhibit non-rated or NC-17 rated films 1985 Lynette Woodard became the first girl to play for the Harlem Globetrotters  [...]

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Woman Wins Lottery, Immediately Quits Job.

A 50-year-old woman in southwest Michigan named Julie Leach came forward yesterday, after hitting the Powerball lottery for over $310 MILLION.She's worked at a fiberglass factory for almost 23 years, and says she was having a worse day than usual last week.  She was on her lunch break when she checked the lottery numbers. Then, [...]

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This Day In History – October 6

1991 Elizabeth Taylor was married -- for the 8th time -- to construction worker Larry Fortensky The wedding took place at Michael Jackson’s estate in California 1993 Michael Jordan announced his first "retirement" from basketball   He attempted a minor-league baseball career, but returned to the Chicago Bulls in March of 1995 and then lastly... 1996 Tim McGraw married Faith Hill  [...]

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This Day In History – October 5

1991 Marky Mark & the Funky Bunch had the number one song in the U.S. Good Vibrations. Who would've thought this guy would go on the be a fantastic actor!  2001 Barry Bonds broke Mark McGwire's single season home run record with his 71st home run of the season  He broke the broke record when he hit his 71st and [...]

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