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Presley's nickname was well-deserved after winning three Grammys and the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award at the age of 36. Long live The King!
At a televised banquet dinner, Bush fainted and subsequently vomited on Prime Minister Kiichi Miyazawa who was seated beside him. Bush later attributed the incident to a stomach bug.
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The pattern has been used by Scottish highlanders for kilts and socks since at least the 17th century.
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After meeting Kim Jong-un in 2013, Rodman developed positive relations with the leader who allowed him to return to the secluded country to help train the North Korean basketball team.
Mississippi was the first to ratify The Eighteenth Amendment which made alcohol an illegal substance until the end of The Prohibition in 1933.
Milk's contributions to the gay rights movement posthumously earned him a Presidential Merit of Freedom in 2009. He was assassinated along with Mayor George Moscone after 11 months in office.
African American men
This was the first law in U.S. history to extend any voting rights to African Americans. African Americans were not extended the right to vote for president in the United States until 1965.
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Galileo is heralded for his discoveries in observational astronomy during the Renaissance.
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