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MILESTONES: July 1, birthdays for Pamela Anderson, Dan Aykroyd, Missy Elliott

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July 1, 2017 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Actress Pamela Anderson celebrates her birthday today. AP photo by Omar Vega/Invision/AP
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Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the 181st day of the year.

Notable people born on this day include Dan Aykroyd and Debbie Harry, among others.

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ON THIS DAY IN 1944, the Brooklyn Daily Eagle published a front-page article titled “Wed Twice to One, Woman Is Jailed as a Bigamist.”

The article focused on a Queens woman who was found guilty of bigamy.

“Alice Marie Prince, who on May 13, married Lt. John F. Prince of the New York Fire Department, is said by Assistant District Attorney Albert E. Short to be the wife of Chief Petty Officer Charles P. Campbell, to whom she has been married twice,” the Eagle reported.

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NOTABLE PEOPLE born on this day include model and actress PAMELA ANDERSON, who was born on this day in 1967; actor DAN AYKROYD, who was born in 1952; actor ANDRE BRAUGHER, who was born in 1962; actress GENEVIEVE BUJOLD, who was born in 1962; actress HILARIE BURTON, who was born in 1982; actress LESLIE CARON, who was born in 1931; Oscar Award-winning actress OLIVIA DE HAVILLAND, who was born in 1916; singer and rapper MISSY ELLIOTT, who was born in 1971; U.S. Sen. JONI ERNST, who was born in 1970; actor JAMIE FARR, who was born in 1934; singer DEBBIE HARRY, who was born in 1945; hockey player JAROME IGINLA, who was born in 1977; Olympic track athlete CARL LEWIS, who was born in 1961; actress JEAN MARSH, who was born in 1934; actor ALAN RUCK, who was born in 1956; Olympic figure skater ADELINA SOTNIKOVA, who was born in 1996; Tony Award-winning dancer and choreographer TWYLA THARP, who was born in 1977; and LIV TYLER, who was born in 1977.

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ESTÉE LAUDER WAS BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1908. In high school, the cosmetics magnate took an interest in the work of her uncle, John Schotz, a Hungarian-born chemist who made beauty products for women. She began a business at her kitchen table in 1946 that has gone on to become one of the world’s largest, most successful cosmetics companies. The introduction of her breakthrough formula for the bath oil Youth Dew in the 1950s led the way to a company currently worth more than $10 billion. At the time of her death in 2004 in New York, Lauder was among the 500 richest women in the world.

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TODAY IS THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST SCHEDULED TV BROADCAST.  The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) began broadcasting from the Empire State Building in 1941.

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PRINCESS DIANA WAS BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1961. The former wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, and mother of Prince William and Prince Harry died in a car accident in France in 1997.

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Special thanks to “Chase’s Calendar of Events” and Brooklyn Public Library.

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“I believe that if a man dies with a single penny still sitting in the bank, he’s a fool.” — Dan Aykroyd, who was born on this day in 1952


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