Nikita Khrushchev, Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro discussed on Ben Ferguson
Of the more surreal moments of the history of the Cold War, Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev explodes with anger when he learns that he cannot visit Disneyland, while in California government authorities feared that the crowds would pose a safety hazard for the premier Cruise. Jeff left LOS Angeles the next morning this week in 1973 future President Jimmy Carter files a report with the national investigation. Committee on aerial phenomena, claiming he had seen a UFO in October of 1969 during the presidential campaign of 1976. Carter promised that if elected president, he would encourage that the government released every piece of information about UFOs available to the public and to scientists after winning the presidency, though Carter backed away from his pledge, saying that the release of some information might have defence implications and pose a threat to national security. This week in 1983 20 year old Vanessa Williams becomes the first African American to win the Miss America Crown. Less than a year later, Williams gave up her crown after new photos of her had surfaced despite the scandal. Williams later launched the successful singing and acting career. And this week in 1990, the Martin Scorsese directed Mafia film Goodfellas, starring Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro, Lorraine Brocco and Joe Pesci opens in theaters around the United States. The movie, which is based on the bestselling 1986 Book Wise Guy tells the true story of the mobster turned FBI informant Henry Hill. Pesci won best supporting actor for This. I'm funny How I mean funny like I'm a clown and lose you And that's what happened..