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It happened on a… July 15

2018

FIFA World Cup Final: Former captain Didier Deschamps becomes only the 3rd man to win the event as a player and coach as France beats Croatia, 4-2.

2016

“Stranger Things” debuts on Netflix created by the Duffer Brothers, starring Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard and Millie Bobby Brown.

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2009

“Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” was released in theatres in the U.S. It was the sixth movie in the series.

2006

Twitter is launched, becoming one of the largest social media platforms in the world.

1998

Donatella Versace launches her first couture collection for her brother’s Versace label, a year after his murder.

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1988

“Die Hard” directed by John McTiernan and starring Bruce Willis and Alan Rickman is released in the US.

1985

Nude photos of Madonna taken in 1977 appeared in this months Playboy and Penthouse Magazines.

1972

“Honky Chateau” becomes Elton John’s first No. 1 album in the US, includes hit “Rocket Man”.

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1965

The spacecraft Mariner IV sent back the first close-up pictures of the planet Mars.

1954

1st commercial jet transport plane built in US tested (Boeing 707).

1916

In Seattle, WA, Pacific Aero Products was incorporated by William Boeing. The company was later renamed Boeing Co.

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1870

Manitoba becomes 5th Canadian province and NW Territories created.

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It happened on a… November 28

2015

British boxer Tyson Fury beats Ukrainian Vladimir Klitschko by unanimous decision to win WBA, WBO, IBF, IBO, The Ring magazine and lineal heavyweight titles; ends Klitschko’s 9 year reign as champion.

2012

“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” 1st of the Hobbit film series, directed by Peter Jackson, starring Martin Freeman and Ian McKellen, premieres in Wellington, New Zealand.

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2010

WikiLeaks released to the public more than 250,000 U.S. diplomatic cables. About 100,000 were marked “secret” or “confidential.”

1990

Margaret Thatcher resigned as prime minister of Britain.

1989

Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci arrived in New York after escaping her homeland through Hungary.

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1975

Bobby Orr plays his last game for the Boston Bruins.

1934

Montreal Symphony Orchestra gives first performance.

1925

NHL goalie Georges Vézina collapses in a game; dies of tuberculosis 4 months later; tended goal for the Canadiens 1910-25 without missing a game; Canadiens donated the Vézina Trophy to the NHL in his honour.

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1670

Pierre Corneille’s “Tite et Berenice” premieres in Paris.

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It happened on a… November 27

2017

Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announce their engagement.

2013

“Frozen”, the highest-grossing animated film of all time, starring Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell, is released.

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2006

The Canadian House of Commons approves a motion tabled by Prime Minister Stephen Harper recognizing the Québécois as a nation within Canada.

2005

The first partial human face transplant (Isabelle Dinoire) is completed in Amiens, France.

1967

The Beatles release their album “Magical Mystery Tour”.

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1961

Gordie Howe becomes the first hockey pro to play in 1,000 NHL games.

1920

“The Mask of Zorro” directed by Fred Niblo and starring Douglas Fairbanks is shown in New York – 1st American superhero film.

1895

Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel’s will establishes the Nobel Prize.

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1861

First streetcars in Montreal make their debut.

1779

The College of Pennsylvania became the University of Pennsylvania. It was the first legally recognized university in America.

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Celine Dion: New biography reveals new secrets

Céline Dion is yet again the talk of the town, as another biography about her has just been released.

La vraie histoire, a book written by two French authors, Laurence Pieau and Hervé Tropéa, reveal new aspects of the career, personal life and health of the international star.

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Revelations about René Angélil, René-Charles Angélil and about Céline Dion herself have been the talk of the town for a few days now, but also in Europe.

The biographical book in question, available now, seems complete and well elaborated, benefiting from research that is said to be exhaustive and professional.

Moreover, as reported by the Journal de Montréal, according to Hervé Tropéa, Celine would suffer from a problem of muscle spasms, which would delay her return on stage.

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A book, published at Robert Laffont, which does not go unnoticed in any case!

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