THIS DAY IN HISTORY
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.