MSN - AP World http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a MSN - AP World Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Fri, 19 Jul 2019 17:04:57 +0000 Today in History May 25 http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a/aaa7629c1a4246be8d17c8df35b425d1 Highlights of this day in history: "Star Wars" --- the classic sci-fi movie written and directed by George Lucas --- premieres; Former Enron execs Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skilling are convicted of conspiracy and fraud; Comedian Jay Leno begins his run as host of N-B-C's "The Tonight Show . (May 25) aaa7629c1a4246be8d17c8df35b425d1 Sat, 25 May 2019 12:15:46 +0000 RESTRICTION SUMMARY: SHOTLIST: CLIENTS NOTE: AP CLIENTS ONLY 1. See Script STORYLINE: May 25th, 1961: President John F. Kennedy challenges the United States to aim high in its Cold War "Space Race" with the Soviet Union: More than eight years later, America reaches the Moon, when Apollo 11's Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin set foot on the lunar surface. 1977:   "Star Wars" --- the classic sci-fi movie written and directed by George Lucas --- premieres. The story of Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader reshapes how Hollywood makes movies --- and spawns a wave of sequels. 2006:   Former Enron execs Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skilling are convicted of conspiracy and fraud for the energy giant's downfall. Lay dies from heart disease a few months later, and his convictions are vacated.  Skilling is sentenced to 24 years in prison. And, 1992: Comedian Jay Leno begins his run as host of N-B-C's "The Tonight Show --- taking over from Johnny Carson. Today in History, May 25th --- ___ ___, The Associated Press. =========================================================== Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory. Highlights of this day in history: "Star Wars" --- the classic sci-fi movie written and directed by George Lucas --- premieres; Former Enron execs Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skilling are convicted of conspiracy and fraud; Comedian Jay Leno begins his run as host of N-B-C's "The Tonight Show . (May 25) Today in History May 25