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Five years ago: A U.S. intelligence report concluded that Iran had halted its nuclear weapons development program in the fall of 2003 under international pressure but was continuing to enrich uranium. British teacher Gillian Gibbons, jailed in Sudan for insulting Islam after allowing her students to name a teddy bear Muhammad, flew home after being pardoned by the country's president. Former commissioner Bowie Kuhn was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame; former Dodgers owner Walter O'Malley, managers Dick Williams and Billy Southworth and ex-Pirates owner Barney Dreyfuss also were elected.
One year ago: In Atlanta, a defiant Herman Cain suspended his faltering bid for the Republican presidential nomination amid a drumbeat of sexual misconduct allegations, which he condemned as "false and unproven." Oklahoma State defeated Oklahoma 44-10 to win the Big 12 championship. (Exultant Oklahoma State fans stormed the field, resulting in a dozen injuries.)
Today's birthdays: Movie director Jean-Luc Godard is 82. Singer Jaye P. Morgan is 81. Actor Nicolas Coster is 79. Actress Mary Alice is 71. Rock singer Ozzy Osbourne is 64. Actress Heather Menzies is 63. Rock singer Mickey Thomas is 63. Country musician Paul Gregg (Restless Heart) is 58. Actor Steven Culp is 57. Actress Daryl Hannah is 52. Actress Julianne Moore is 52. Olympic gold medal figure skater Katarina Witt is 47. Actor Brendan Fraser is 44. Singer Montell Jordan is 44. Actor Royale Watkins is 43. Actor Bruno Campos is 39. Actress Holly Marie Combs is 39. Actress Liza Lapira (TV: "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23") is 37. Actress Lauren Roman is 37. Pop-rock singer Daniel Bedingfield is 33. Actress Anna Chlumsky (KLUHM'-skee) is 32. Actor Brian Bonsall is 31. Pop/rock singer-songwriter Andy Grammer is 29. Actress Amanda Seyfried is 27. Actor Michael Angarano is 25. Actor Jake T. Austin is 18.
Thought for today: "What the world really needs is more love and less paperwork." -- Pearl Bailey, American entertainer (1918-1990)
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