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Oliver North is 65 today. 40 years ago today, The Motion Picture Association of America adopted a film-rating system. 26 years ago, “Cats” debuted. 12 years ago, Fox News Channel debuted. 2 years ago, Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya was found shot to death in Moscow. A month out, you think McCain will win the White House. Congratulations to Roll Call’s Jen Yachnin who got married on Saturday. Tomorrow is a birthday for Michelle Jaconi, producer for NBC’s Meet the Press. Mark your calendars: Suspicious Package, the band featuring Tim Burger, Bryan Greene, Josh Meyer, Christina Sevilla and Tom Toles, is taking to the stage on Friday at 9 p.m. at The Red and The black on H Street, NE and the bar is running an “$8 ALL YOU CAN DRINK special”. The American Magazine Conference opened to a crowd of 400 magazine editors and executives in San Francisco on Sunday and FishbowlNY.com covering it all. Check out up-to-the-minute Twitter coverage here. Check out today’s White House Photo of the Day from Time. Today’s “Angry Journalist” rant of the day: “I’m angry because one of my supervisors has no problems posting his personal reactions to the debates on his Facebook profile…”
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