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May 25, 2016 
Newport Beach, Orange County officials honor John Wayne

By - Associated Press - Wednesday, May 25, 2016

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Orange County supervisors and the Newport Beach City Council each took time to honor John Wayne - a month after the state Assembly defeated a resolution to mark the day the late actor was born after debate over decades-old racist comments.


May 25, 2016 
O.C. supervisors honor John Wayne with a proclamation

The same day the Newport Beach City Council voted to declare May 26 as John Wayne Day in honor of the late actor's birthday, the Orange County Board of Supervisors presented a proclamation to Wayne's family commemorating his life and legacy.


May 24, 2016 
The City Of Newport Beach And County Of Orange Declare May 26 "John Wayne Day"

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The City Council of the city of Newport Beach, California and County of Orange officially adopted a resolution today declaring May 26, the birthday of the enduring American icon John Wayne, as "John Wayne Day." Newport Beach Mayor Pro Tem Kevin Muldoon was instrumental in delivering the accolade in the late actor's name.


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