205 days until the General Election and our chance to kick the Orange Ass to the curb, if we’re not all not dead from The Trumpvirus. Today, the United States surpassed Italy and now leads the way in the most deaths from
the hoax deadly virus. 😥😥😥
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Today’s Highlight in History:
- On April 11, 1945, during World War II, American soldiers liberated the Nazi concentration camp Buchenwald in Germany.
- In 1951, President Harry S. Truman relieved Gen. Douglas MacArthur of his commands in the Far East.
- In 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1968, which included the Fair Housing Act, a week after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
- In 1980, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued regulations specifically prohibiting sexual harassment of workers by supervisors.
1956 – James Brown debuts on the R&B charts with “Please, Please, Please.
1966 – Frank Sinatra recorded “Strangers in the Night.”
On April 10, 1967, Marvin Gaye recorded his version of “I Heard It Through The Grapevine.” The song was first recorded by The Miracles and had also been a million seller in 1967 for Gladys Knight and the Pips.