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2009Elijah Wood is honored with the Midnight Award by the San Francisco International Film Festival as an American actor who "has made outstanding contributions to independent and Hollywood cinema, and who brings striking intelligence, exemplary talent and extraordinary depth of character to his roles"

1953Francis Crick and James Watson's discovery of the double helix structure of DNA is published in "Nature" magazine

1997The disaster film "Volcano", starring Tommy Lee Jones and Anne Heche, is released

1980Announcement of Jimmy Carter hostage rescue bungle in Iran

1941Operation Merkur: Hitler orders conquest of Kreta

1993Russia elects Boris Yeltsin leader

1926Giacomo Puccini's opera "Turandot" premieres in Milan

1985For 2nd time, Wayne Gretzky, scores 7 points in a Cup game (3 goals, 4 assists)

1886Sigmund Freud opens practice at Rathausstrasse 7, Vienna

1660English Convention Parliament meets & votes to restore Charles II

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Notable Birthdays on April 25th

1874Guglielmo Marconi, Bologna Italy, inventor (radio, Nobel 1909)

1917Ella Fitzgerald, Newport News VA, jazz singer (Is it live or Memorex)

1976Tim Duncan, Christiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands, NBA forward (San Antonio Spurs)

1599Oliver Cromwell, Puritan lord protector of England (1653-58)

1989Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, 11th Panchen Lama

1964Hank Azaria, New York City, American actor (The Birdcage) and voice behind many characters in The Simpsons (Moe, Apu, Chief Wiggum, Comic Book Guy, Carl Carlson)

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Notable Deaths on April 25th

1744Anders Celsius, Swedish astronomer (proposed the Celsius temperature scale), dies at 42

1995Ginger Rogers, actress/dancer (Top Hat, Stage Door), dies at 83

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