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This Day in History

Today is Sunday, April 7, the 97th day of 2013. There are 268 days left in the year.

Today’s Birthdays: Actor James Garner is 85. Country singer Cal Smith is 81. Actor Wayne Rogers is 80. Media commentator Hodding Carter III is 78. Country singer Bobby Bare is 78. Rhythm-and-blues singer Charlie Thomas (The Drifters) is 76. California Governor Jerry Brown is 75. Movie director Francis Ford Coppola is 74. TV personality David Frost is 74. Singer Patricia Bennett (The Chiffons) is 66. Actor Jackie Chan is 59. College and Pro Football Hall-of-Famer Tony Dorsett is 59. Actor Russell Crowe is 49. Christian/jazz singer Mark Kibble (Take 6) is 49. Actor Bill Bellamy is 48. Rock musician Dave ‘‘Yorkie’’ Palmer (Space) is 48. Former football player-turned-analyst Tiki Barber is 38. Actress Heather Burns is 38. Actor Kevin Alejandro (TV: ‘‘Southland”) is 37.

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