November 05, 2008

Today in the History

Frankly, my dear, I don"t give a damn
November 5, 1913
Vivien Leigh was born in Darjeeling, India. The actress was impeccable in the film "Gone with the Wind", and was rewarded with Academy Awards for Best Actress (Oscar). She was always the favorite actress of Winston Churchill, who was quoted as saying of Vivien, “By Jove, she's a clinker”.

Change has come
November 5, 2008
Barack Hussein Obama was elected the 44th president of the United States. The Democratic candidate defeated Republican candidate John McCain by a large margin. He has now become the first black president of the nation.

Virtual broadcaster
November 5, 2008
CNN launched the first edition of video reports with "hologram". The media giant covered the U.S. Election Day with this top imaging technology. Over 40 cameras and computers are set in each remote location to capture 360-degree imaging data of the person being interviewed live on site. Images of the reporter are processed and projected in the broadcasting lobby.

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