THIS DAY IN HIS­TORY

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Today is Sun­day, Aug. 6, the 218th day of 2017. There are 147 days left in the year.

IN THE NA­TION

1965: Pres­i­dent Lyn­don B. John­son signed the Vot­ing Rights Act.

IN THE WORLD

1945: Dur­ing World War II, the U.S. B-29 Su­per­fortress Enola Gay dropped an atomic bomb co­de­named "Lit­tle Boy" on Hiroshima, Ja­pan.

HAPPY BIRTH­DAY TO YOU

Chil­dren's per­former Ella Jenkins is

93. Ac­tress Louise Sorel is 77. Rock singer Pat Macdon­ald (Tim­buk 3) is

65. Coun­try mu­si­cian Mark Dufresne (Con­fed­er­ate Rail­road) is 64. Ac­tress Michelle Yeoh is 55. Bas­ket­ball Hall of Famer David Robin­son is 52. Movie writer-di­rec­tor M. Night Shya­malan is

47. Ac­tress Soleil Moon Frye is 41. Ac­tor Les­lie Odom Jr. is 36.

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