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Hearts fund raisers

Helping Hearts Helping Hands hosts its First Annual Fall Fundraising Frenzy Week: Donate a Dollar bins around Clarkston, Sept. 4-10; Culver's of Clarkston, 6-8 p.m., on Sept. 5, 10 percent donated to Helping Hands; Big Boy, Sept....more >>

Labor Day

Clarkston Rotary Club hosts the Labor Day Parade, 10 a.m., Monday, Sept. 5, on downtown Main Street. Karen Newman, singer for the Detroit Red Wings, sings the National Anthem. Parade route is Church Street to Main Street, north through downtown Clarkston to Miller Road....more >>

Knights' Car Show

Knights of Columbus Council 5436, 5660 Maybee Road, hosts it second annual Car Show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 10, rain or shine. All cool cars are welcome, with trophies for select class winners....more >>
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Born October 20th
1901: Adelaide Hall, cabaret singer.
1925: Art Buchwald, humorist.
1931: Mickey Mantel, baseball great who played for the New York Yankees
1932: Michael McClure, beat poet.
1940: Robert Pinsky, former U.S. Poet Laureate.
October 20th
in history
1944: U.S. troops and on Leyte in the Philippines, keeping General MacArthur's pledge I shall return.General George C. Kenney pioneered aerial warfare strategy and tactics in the Pacific theater.
1945: Egypt, Syria, Iraq and Lebanon form the Arab League to present a unified front against the establishment of a Jewish state in Palestine.
1947: The House Un-American Activities Committee opens public hearings on alleged communist infiltration in Hollywood. Among those denounced as having un-American tendencies are: Katherine Hepburn, Charles Chaplin and Edward G. Robinson. Among those called to testify is Screen Actors Guild President Ronald Reagan, who denies that leftists ever controlled the Guild and refuses to label anyone a communist.
1968: Jacqueline Kennedy marries Aristotle Onassis.
1973: Arab oil-producing nations ban oil exports to the United States, following the outbreak of Arab-Israeli war.