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    Birthday: November 19, 1938 Nationality: American Famous: American Men Brown University Sun Sign: Scorpio Age: 80 Years, 80 Year Old Males Also Known As: Robert Edward Born in: Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. Spouse/Ex-: Jane Fonda (m. 1991–2001), Jane Shirley Smith (m. 1965–1988), Julia Gale Nye (m. 1960–1964) father: Robert Edward Turner II mother: Florence turner children: Jennie Turner, Rhett Turner religion: Christian Diseases & Disabilities: Bipolar Disorder Net worth: $2.3 billion as of June 25, 2017 education: Brown University, The McCallie School awards: - Peabody Award - Golden CableACE - PGA Lifetime Achievement Award in Television Robert Edward “Ted” Turner III is a media tycoon and the founder of the first ever 24-hour cable news network, CNN. He also has the credit of founding the independent television station WTBS which originated the concept of superstation in cable television. The successful businessman had made an early entry into the world of business. The son of a father who owned an advertising company, he started helping in his father’s business from a young age. Although his father was a successful businessman who provided well for his family, he suffered from bipolar disorder and was known to have extreme mood swings. In spite of being financially secure, young Ted had a difficult life. His father was physically abusive and ended up committing suicide when Ted was 24. After his father’s death he took over the business and drowned himself in work to cope with his grief. His efforts paid off and soon the business started earning huge profits. He went on to acquire several other businesses and started the Turner Broadcasting System. He soon founded CNN, the first all-news television channel in the United States. The business mogul is also well-known for his philanthropic activities and contributed $ 1 billion to the United Nations which was used to create the United Nations Foundation. He was married to Judy Nye from 1960 to 1964. His second marriage was to Jane Shirley Smith whom he wed in 1965 and divorced in 1988. He married actress Jane Fonda in 1991. This marriage ended in 2001. He has five children. Trivia This business magnate is also an accomplished sailor and an inductee of National Sailing Hall of Fame.
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    1703 A masked man held prisoner in the Bastille in Paris died. His true identity was the cause of much intrigue, and his story became the basis of literary works by François Voltaire and Alexandre Dumas. 1794 John Jay and Lord Grenville signed Jay's Treaty. 1863 Lincoln delivered his Gettysburg Address at the dedication of the national cemetery on the Civil War battlefield of Gettysburg, Pa. 1977 Egyptian president Anwar Sadat became the first Arab leader to visit Israel. 1985 Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev met for the first time in Geneva. ********************************************************************************DAILY EXTRA**************************************************** 1990.....................Milli Vanilli's Grammy award was rescinded after it was discovered they didn't do their own singing. The Grammy Awards, presented annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS), are considered the most coveted of the many contemporary music awards. Despite the honor the awards carry and the ratings success of the televised awards show, many industry insiders consider the Grammys to be merely a reflection of mainstream commercial success.
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