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Clint Eastwood became a big star

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Director Sergio Leone originally intended to reunite the three stars of The Good (Clint Eastwood), The Bad and the Ugly as the three gunmen waiting for Harmonica at the start of Once upon a time in the West. But Eastwood had become a big star and didn’t like it, so the idea was scrapped.
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Cary Grant died

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27 years ago (November 29, 1986) actor Cary Grant died of a stroke at the age of 82. He made his first screen appearance in 1932 and retired in 1966. Throughout his career Cary was always a sophisticated and debonair leading man.
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Clark Gable’s wife died

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73 years ago (January 16, 1942) Gable’s wife Carole Lombard was on a tour to sell war bonds when the airplane she was traveling in crashed into a mountain near Las Vegas (USA), killing all aboard including Lombard's mother. Clark was devastated by the tragedy and would never recover.
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Edith Wharton was born

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153 years ago Edith Wharton, US novelist and Pulitzer Prize winning author was born. Her work was mostly set in New York society. It includes The House of Mirth (1905), the rural Ethan Frome (1911), The Custom of the Country (1913), and The Age of Innocence (1921).
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Lucky was not so lucky

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53 years ago (January 26, 1962), Charles Lucky Luciano died of a heart attack at Naples (Italy) International Airport. Writer Mario Puzo based Don Corleone loosely on this inventor of modern crime. Luciano, just like Corleone, emigrated in 1906, settling in New York City, where he almost immediately embarked on a life of crime.
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Errol and a minor

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This week 69 years ago (February 6, 1943) Errol was not found guilty of the accusation of corruption of a minor. The charge was made by two adolescents.
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Oliver Twist was censored

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This week in 1951 (February 21) a revised version of Oliver Twist (1948), which was judged anti-Semitic, was accorded ok by the Motion Picture Association of America.
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