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A Truly auspicious day today...22 April

1978 'The Blues Brothers' (Dan Akroyd and John Belushi) make their first appearance on Saturday Night Live.

Who's John Galt.

"Timeo Danaos et dona ferentes" - Virgil, The Aeneid, Book 2

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Also in 1981 10,000 copper workers in Chile strike because President Bush was not going to enforce mine safety regulations that were not in existence yet.

Who's John Galt.

"Timeo Danaos et dona ferentes" - Virgil, The Aeneid, Book 2

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And who could forget in 1988 the fantastic New Jersey Devil Patrik Sundstrom ties NHL playoff record of 8 points in a playoff game (hat trick & 5 assists) in 10-4 rout over the Capitals.

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"Timeo Danaos et dona ferentes" - Virgil, The Aeneid, Book 2

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And let us not forget the auspicious Boxer cum Inventor George Foreman, who in 1995 beats Axel Schulz in 12 for the heavyweight boxing title.

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"Timeo Danaos et dona ferentes" - Virgil, The Aeneid, Book 2

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