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26 Aug 1940

todayAugust 26, 2022

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English musician Nik Turner, saxophones and flute with Hawkwind, who had the 1972 UK No.3 single ‘Silver Machine’. The band had a run of twenty-two of their albums charting in the UK from 1971 to 1993.

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25 Aug 2009

Ted Kennedy, “liberal lion of the Senate,” dies at 77 On August 25, 2009, Edward “Ted” Kennedy, the youngest brother of President John F. Kennedy and a U.S. senator from Massachusetts from 1962 to 2009, dies of brain cancer at age 77 at his home in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts. Kennedy, one of the longest-serving senators in American history, was a leader of the Democratic Party and a spokesman for liberal […]

todayAugust 25, 2022

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