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Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee

Hollie Newton • Feb 26, 2014 at 7:30 AM

50 years ago, 1964: Cassius Clay proved his fists could talk as loud as his words as the new king of the heavy-weights. Sonny Liston yielded his crown while slumped in his corner between the sixth and seventh rounds. The fight went into the books as seventh-round technical knock-out - one of the most astounding ring upsets of all time.

25 years ago, 1989: Jazz-pop singer Bobby McFerrin won four Grammy awards, including best song and best record, and urban folk singer Tracy Chapman won three of her six nominations at the 31st Annual Grammy Awards that featured performances from violinist Itzhak Perlman and Metallica.

10 years ago, 2004: Three in 10 Americans said that Osama bin Laden should be the first victim if executions were televised - and 21 percent said they'd pay for the privilege. 18 percent said Saddam Hussein should be executed on TV and 11 percent said they'd pay to watch it.

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