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Teresa Teng died in 1995
    2006-05-08 13:45:26

Thought for Today:

I found that the men and women who got to the top were those who did the jobs they had in hand, with everything they had of energy and enthusiasm and hard work.--Harry S. Truman

Today's Highlight in History:

1884:Harry S. Truman,the 33rd President of the United States(1945-1953), was born on May 8th. He led the nation in the final months of World War II and made the decision to drop atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. Truman enthusiastically supported the United Nations and put forward the Marshall Plan to aid the recovery of Europe after the war. He sent American troops to support the United Nations in the Korean War.
1884年5月8日, 美国第33任总统哈里·斯·杜鲁门(1945-1953)诞生。他带领国家度过二战的最后一个月,发令向日本广岛和长崎发射原子弹。杜鲁门大力支持联合国,并为恢复战后欧洲推行马歇尔计划。在朝鲜战争中,他派军队支持联合国。

1995: Famous Chinese singers Teresa Teng died from an asthma attack while on a trip to Thailand at the age of 42 on May 8. In addition to her Mandarin repertoire, she also recorded songs in Cantonese, Japanese and English. In 1983, for the first time in Chinese music history, she released her most-acclaimed album Light Exquisite Feeling  containing 12 poems from Tang and Song dynasties with various composers turning them into songs, such as Wishing We Last Forever and How Many Worries.


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