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On This Day December 17

On This Day in history:

1777- France recognizes American independence.

1903- Orville and Wilbur Wright make their first flight in a heavier-that-air plane at Kitty Hawk, N.C.

1965- Judy Garland and The Supremes perform at the opening of the Astrodome in Houston, TX.

1969- History is made when Tiny Tim and Vicki Budinger are married on "The Tonight Show" with Johnny Carson.

1975- Lynette Fromme is sentenced to life in prison for her attempt on the life of President Ford.

1982- The Who play their last concert of their farewell tour at Toronto's Maple Leaf Gardens.

1990- Olivia Newton-John appears in the TV movie, "A Mom for Christmas."

2002- McDonald's warn they will report its first quarterly loss in its 47 year history.

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