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Celebrity Birthdays for May 20: Actor-author James McEachin is 94. Actor Anthony Zerbe is 88. Former world champion figure skater and federal cabinet minister Otto Jelinek is 84. Actor David Proval ("The Sopranos") is 82. Singer-actress Cher is 78.

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Today in History for May 20: In 325, the first Christian ecumenical council opened at Nicea in Asia Minor. The doctrine of Jesus Christ's divinity was formally affirmed for the first time by the council.

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Today in Music History for May 20: In 1927, the Canadian Folk Song and Handicraft Festival opened in Quebec City.

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Today in Music History for May 20: In 1927, the Canadian Folk Song and Handicraft Festival opened in Quebec City.

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Today in History for May 20: In 325, the first Christian ecumenical council opened at Nicea in Asia Minor. The doctrine of Jesus Christ's divinity was formally affirmed for the first time by the council.

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Celebrity Birthdays for May 20: Actor-author James McEachin is 94. Actor Anthony Zerbe is 88. Former world champion figure skater and federal cabinet minister Otto Jelinek is 84. Actor David Proval ("The Sopranos") is 82. Singer-actress Cher is 78.

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Celebrity Birthdays for May 19: TV personality David Hartman is 89. Actor James Fox is 85. Actress Nancy Kwan is 85. Composer-musician John Mills-Cockell is 81. Musician Pete Townshend is 79. Concert pianist David Helfgott is 77.

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Today in Music History for May 19: In 1866, "When You and I Were Young, Maggie," which became one of the most popular ballads in North America, was published in Indianapolis, Ind., by James A. Butterfield. The song was based on a poem written by G.W.

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Today in History for May 19: In 804, the English medieval scholar Alcuin of York died. As an educator, he made beauty, goodness and truth the hallmarks of Charlemagne's Frankish empire.

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Today in Music History for May 18: In 1911, Big Joe Turner, one of the forefathers of rock 'n' roll, was born in Kansas City.