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Died 2002: Angelo Buono, Jr. ("Hillside Strangler" convicted of killing young Los Angeles women in the 1970s)

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    Born 1885: Jellyroll Morton (musician)

    Born 1948: Jeremy Irons (actor)

    Died 2001: Ernie Coombs (children's entertainer, "Mr. Dressup")

    1986: William Rehnquist is confirmed as chief justice of the US Supreme Court

    Born 1914: Allen Funt (producer)

    Born 1946: Tommy Lee Jones (actor)

    1741: Composer George Handel completed The Messiah

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