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Martin Luther King Day is a federal holiday in the USA. MLK's birthday is celebrated on the third Monday in January each year.
In 2008, it falls on the 21st of January.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY MLK !
MLK was born in Atlanta on the 15th of January 1929. He was a minister of the Baptist church in Montgomery.
He became a very famous leader of the civil Rights Movement : black boycott of segregated bus lines with Rosa Parks in 1955-56, March on washington and speech :"I have a dream" in 1963, ...
He was assassinated in 1968.
If you want to know more about MLK, you can go on Fact Monster website.
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Here's a slideshow on Martin Luther king's timeline http://chotard.frederic.free.fr/animations/history/mlk/timeline.swf
"I have a dream" Martin Luther King speech
Diaporama + MP3
March on Washington and speech "I have a dream" (1963)
Obama's MLK Speech (21/01/08)