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On This Day: Clint Eastwood Film ‘Firefox’ Premieres in Theaters in 1982

Clint Eastwood decided to dive into the world of Cold War-era thrillers as, on this day in 1982, his movie “Firefox” premiered in theaters. Eastwood plays Major Mitchell Gant, who aims to steal a fighter aircraft that the Soviet Union has produced. Its nickname is “Firefox” and, in the movie, is a MiG-31 Soviet plane. Gant, a former prisoner of war in the Vietnam War, infiltrates the Russians and gets the aircraft back into friendly territory. Why? So they can check it out.
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Did Hollywood Legends Clint Eastwood and Steve McQueen Ever Share the Screen?

There was once a time in Hollywood where TV westerns served as a way to catapult your career to the next level. After starring in Wanted: Dead or Alive, Steve McQueen became the first TV actor to officially reach movie star status, ultimately being dubbed one of the "coolest" guys in the business. Similarly, after leading the TV show Rawhide, Clint Eastwood went on to become a western icon for playing Dirty Harry and starring in countless box office hits. But despite being two of the biggest stars in the world, did they ever share the screen together?
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Clint Eastwood Learned Choreography and Sang in a 1969 Western Musical

Watch as Clint Eastwood sings his way through Western life, a love triangle, and the trees (?) in this forgotten 1969 musical, Paint Your Wagon. Clint Eastwood fans know the living legend for Dirty Harry, The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, Unforgiven, Million Dollar Baby, and countless prolific Westerns. But how many have seen the bizarre flop that is Paint Your Wagon?
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The day Clint Eastwood almost drowned after crashing in a US Navy Skyraider off the coast of Northern California

When the Skyraider crashed into rough seas the future actor and director — 21 at the time — was en route back to Fort Ord after visiting his parents in Seattle. On Sep. 30, 1951, two US Navy AD-1 Skyraiders left Naval Air Station Seattle for a routine flight to Mather Field in Sacramento. As reported by The Mercury News, Lt. F.C. Anderson, the pilot of one of the Skyraiders, low on fuel and after having lost its wingman in the fog ditched off the coast of Northern California. He and his passenger survived impact, but the swim back to shore, off Point Reyes, was rough and they barely made it.
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In a Perfect World, 91-Year-Old Clint Eastwood Would Keep Shooting Forever

There’s no putting Clint Eastwood out to pasture. Clint turns 91 today, and it’s worth celebrating the fact that this Hollywood legend is still turning out work at a faster clip and higher quality than practically anyone in the business. Granted, prolific doesn’t always mean better, and it can be frustrating to see his fans greet every new film as a fresh masterpiece, when only a fraction of them truly deserve the title. But consider that since the turn of the century, he has given us 17 films including “Mystic River,” “Million Dollar Baby,“ “Letters from Iwo Jima” and “American Sniper” (the latter earned more than half a billion dollars, baby).
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Horoscopes May 31, 2021: Clint Eastwood, personal gain is within reach

CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Ellen Wong, 37; Colin Farrell, 45; Brooke Shields, 56; Clint Eastwood, 91. Happy Birthday: Stick to the facts, consider the possibilities and size up situations with an open mind. Expand your horizons to fulfill your dreams. Don’t hesitate or let others stand between you and what you are trying to accomplish. A positive attitude and putting in the time and effort required to reach your destination will help you excel. Personal gain is within reach. Your numbers are 9, 12, 23, 27, 32, 37, 45.
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Happy 91st Birthday Clint Eastwood

Happy 91st birthday Clint Eastwood. Everyone knows you directed Million Dollar Baby, Mystic River, Flags Of Our Fathers, Changeling, Hereafter and J. Edgar, but most have no idea you composed the scores for them as well. Read Jason Lytle (Grandaddy) in MAGNET on Eastwood: