Today is Friday, Nov. 10, the 314th day of 2017. There are 51 days left in the year.
Birthdays: Film composer Ennio Morricone is 89. Blues singer Bobby Rush is 83. Country singer Donna Fargo is 76. Lyricist Tim Rice is 73. Actress-dancer Ann Reinking is 68. Movie director Roland Emmerich is 62. Actor-comedian Sinbad is 61. Actress Mackenzie Phillips is 58. Author Neil Gaiman is 57. Comedian Tracy Morgan is 49. Rapper-producer Warren G is 47. Actor Walton Goggins is 46. Rapper Eve is 39.
In 1775, the Marines were organized under authority of the Continental Congress.
In 1871, journalist-explorer Henry M. Stanley found Scottish missionary David Livingstone, who had not been heard from for years, near Lake Tanganyika in central Africa.
In 1917, 41 suffragists were arrested for picketing in front of the White House.
In 1951, customer-dialed long-distance telephone service began as Mayor M. Leslie Denning of Englewood, N.J., called Frank Osborne, mayor of Alameda, Calif., without operator assistance.
In 1969, ‘‘Sesame Street’’ made its debut on National Educational Television (later PBS).
In 1975, the ore-hauling ship Edmund Fitzgerald sank during a storm in Lake Superior with the loss of all 29 crew members.
In 1982, the newly finished Vietnam Veterans Memorial was opened to its first visitors in Washington, D.C., three days before its dedication.
In 1997, a judge in Cambridge reduced Louise Woodward’s murder conviction to involuntary manslaughter and sentenced the English au pair to the 279 days she’d already served in the death of 8-month-old Matthew Eappen.
In 2004, word reached the United States of the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat at age 75 (because of the time difference, it was the early hours of Nov. 11 in Paris, where Arafat died).
In 2007, author Norman Mailer, 84, died in New York.
Last year, president-elect Donald Trump took a triumphant tour of the nation’s capital, where he held a cordial White House meeting with President Obama, sketched out priorities with Republican congressional leaders, and took in the majestic view from where he would be sworn in to office. After seven times as finalists for the National Toy Hall of Fame, the Little People of Fisher-Price’s house, barn and, school bus were enshrined along with the swing and Dungeons Dragons in the hall’s class of 2016.
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