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It happened on a… July 21

2021

World’s fastest train debuts, a Chinese state-owned maglev bullet train, with speeds of 600 kilometers per hour (373 miles) in Qingdao, China.

2014

“Guardians of the Galaxy”, directed by James Gunn, starring Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana, premieres in Hollywood, Los Angeles.

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2011

Space Shuttle Atlantis landed at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. It was the last flight of NASA’s space shuttle program.

2007

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, the final book in the series by J. K. Rowling is published worldwide. 11 million copies sell in 24 hrs.

1996

End of 72 hours of torrential rain in Chicoutimi Region; flooding and landslides kill 10.

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1990

Pink Floyd’s “The Wall” is performed where the Berlin Wall once stood.

1987

Guns N’ Roses debut album “Appetite for Destruction” is released, and becomes the best-selling debut album of all time with more than 30 million copies sold.

1983

The world’s lowest temperature in an inhabited location is recorded at Vostok Station, Antarctica at -89.2 °C.

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1969

Apollo 11: Neil Armstrong becomes the first person to step on the Moon at 2:56:15 AM (GMT).

1968

Arnold Palmer became the first golfer to make a million dollars in career earnings after he tied for second place at the PGA Championship.

1853

Central Park in New York created when New York State Legislature puts aside more than 750 acres of land on Manhattan Island.

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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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