Today is Monday, October 15. There are 70 days until Christmas.

On this date in 1924, President Calvin Coolidge declared the Statue of Liberty a national monument.

In 1951, "I Love Lucy" starring Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz premiered on CBS-TV.

In 1977, Debby Boone topped the charts with the song, "You Light Up My Life."

In 1991, despite charges of sexual harassment brought by Anita Hill, Clarence Thomas was confirmed as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, 52-48.  At the age of 43, Thomas became the first black conservative and the youngest to be confirmed.

Today is Aesthetician Day, Cheese Curd Day, and Grouch Day.

Actress Linda Lavin is 81.  She is probably best known for playing the starring role in the 1970s sitcom "Alice."

Actress and director Penny Marshall is 75. Her acting credits include the TV sitcom "Laverne and Shirley." She has also directed a number of films including "A League of Their Own."

Actress Tanya Roberts from "That '70s Show" and "Charlie's Angels" is 63.

Actress Bailee Madison from include the TV series "Wizards of Waverly Place" is 19."

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