In 1954, West Germany joined the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). In 1962, President John F. Kennedy announced a naval and air quarantine of Cuba in a televised speech, after discovery of Soviet missiles there. In 1979, the U.S. allowed the deposed Shah of Iran to enter the U.S. for medical treatment. In 2005, Tropical Storm Alpha marked the first time an Atlantic storm had to be designated with a Greek letter, after the annual list of 21 names had been exhausted.
Franz Liszt (1811-86), composer; Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923), actress; Timothy Leary (1920-96), psychologist; Christopher Lloyd (1938- ), actor; Tony Roberts (1939- ), actor; Annette Funicello (1942-2013), actress/singer; Jeff Goldblum (1952- ), actor; Marc Shaiman (1959- ), composer; Spike Jonze (1969- ), filmmaker; Jesse Tyler Ferguson (1975- ), actor; Robinson Cano (1982- ), baseball player
In 1975, the Red Sox lost Game 7 of the World Series to the Cincinnati Reds despite an early 3-0 lead.
A clandestine operation known as Operation Peter Pan sent around 14,000 Cuban children to the United States in the years that followed the Cuban revolution
"If you want to change the way people respond to you, change the way you respond to people." – Timothy Leary
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