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Light bulbs and Niagara Falls and dead singers and Madonna’s naughty book and funny Julia.

  • Go Julia

    Four years ago – In 2018, Julia Louis-Dreyfus was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.

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  • Ouch

    19 years ago – In 2003, a guy named Kirk Jones became the First Person to Survive Going Over Niagara Falls Without Safety Devices. He was charged with illegally performing a stunt.

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    Tourists on a viewing platform in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, on Sunday, July 10, 2022. The former Canadian Niagara Power Company generating station first opened as a tourist attraction in July... Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

  • No rain

    27 years ago – In 1995, Shannon Hoon of Blind Melon OD’d on heroin. He was only 28.

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  • Naughty

    30 years ago – In 1992, Madonna’s picture book, “Sex”, went on sale for $49.95.

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    View of, from left, American author & editor Glenn O'Brien , singer & actress Madonna, and photographer Steven Meisel as they attend a 'Sex' book party at Industria Superstudio, New York, New York,... Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

  • And there was light

    143 years ago – In 1879, Thomas Edison turned on the First Working Light Bulb in Menlo Park, New Jersey. It shined for 40 hours.

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