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On August 15 in 1969, the this music festival opens on a patch of farmland in White Lake, a hamlet in the upstate New York town of Bethel. Among the featured artists were Jefferson Airplane, the Who, the Grateful Dead, Sly and the Family Stone, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Creedence Clearwater Revival and many more

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On August 14 in 1935, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs into law the this act. Press photographers snapped pictures as FDR, flanked by ranking members of Congress, signed into law the historic act, which guaranteed an income for the unemployed and retirees. FDR commended Congress for what he considered to be a "patriotic" act

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Shortly after midnight on August 13 in 1961, soldiers begin laying down barbed wire and bricks as a barrier between Soviet-controlled and the democratic western section of this city. - This Day in History

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On August 12 in 1939, this movie, starring Judy Garland, receives its world premiere in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, on this day in 1939. Based on Frank Baum's bestselling novel of the same name, it's the story of a Kansas farm girl's wondrous adventures in a magical land. - This Day in History

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On August 9 in 1969, members of this man's cult kill five people in movie director Roman Polanski's Beverly Hills, California, home, including Polanski's pregnant wife, actress Sharon Tate. Less than two days later, the group killed again, murdering supermarket executive Leno LaBianca and his wife Rosemary in their home

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On August 8 in 1974, in an evening televised address, this president announces his intention to become the first president in American history to resign. With impeachment proceedings underway against him for his involvement in the Watergate affair, he was finally bowing to pressure from the public and Congress to leave the White House

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On August 7 in 1947, this craft, a balsa wood raft captained by Norwegian anthropologist Thor Heyerdahl, completes a 4,300-mile, 101-day journey from Peru to Raroia in the Tuamotu Archipelago, near Tahiti. Heyerdahl wanted to prove his theory that prehistoric South Americans could have colonized the Polynesian islands by drifting on ocean currents

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On August 6 in 1945, at 8:16 a.m. Japanese time, an American B-29 bomber, the Enola Gay, drops the world's first atom bomb, over this city. Approximately 80,000 people are killed as a direct result of the blast, and another 35,000 are injured. At least another 60,000 would be dead by the end of the year from the effects of the fallout

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On August 5 in 2002, the rusty iron gun turret of the this vessel broke from the water and into the daylight for the first time in 140 years. The ironclad warship was raised from the floor of the Atlantic, where it had rested since it went down in a storm off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, during the Civil War

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On August 2, 1876 one of the greatest gunfighters of the American West is murdered in Deadwood, South Dakota. Born in Illinois in 1837, he first gained notoriety as a gunfighter in 1861 when he coolly shot three men who were trying to kill him. At 4:15 in the afternoon, a young gunslinger named Jack McCall walked into a saloon, approached him from behind, and shot him in the back of the head

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