THIS DAY IN HIS­TORY

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To­day is Satur­day, Aug. 12, the 224th day of 2017. There are 141 days left in the year.

IN THE NA­TION

1981: IBM in­tro­duced its first per­sonal com­puter, the model 5150, at a press con­fer­ence in New York.

IN THE WORLD

1953: The Soviet Union con­ducted a se­cret test of its first hy­dro­gen bomb.

HAPPY BIRTH­DAY TO YOU

Ac­tor Ge­orge Hamil­ton is 78. Ac­tress Jen­nifer War­ren is 76. Rock singer-mu­si­cian Mark Knopfler (Dire Straits) is 68. Jazz mu­si­cian Pat Metheny is 63. Rap­per Sir Mix-A-Lot is 54. In­ter­na­tional Ten­nis Hall of Famer Pete Sampras is 46. Ac­tor Casey Af­fleck is 42. Ac­tress Imani Hakim is 24.

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