This week in history - Xbox

Microsoft announces the release of Xbox One on May 21, 2013.

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May 21, 2013: Microsoft announces the release of Xbox One.

May 21, 2017: Barnum and Bailey circus performs for the last time of the Nassau Coliseum in New York City after 146 years.

May 21, 2018: Former U.S. President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama sign deal with Netflix to produce films and series.

May 22: 1991: NFL owners agree to add two teams in 1994.

May 22, 2002: American civil rights movement: a jury in Birmingham, Alabama, convicts former Ku Klux Klan member Bobby Frank Cherry of the 1963 murders of four girls in the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church.

May 23, 2000: Eminem releases third studio album “The Marshall Mathers LP”, is fastest ever selling studio album (Grammy-Best Rap Album 2001).

May 24, 1993: Star Trek episode “Second Chances” airs show starring Mae Jemison, the first African-American women to travel in space and the first real astronaut to appear on the show.

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