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Steven Spielberg may direct Leonardo DiCaprio in a Ulysses S. Grant biopic at Lionsgate. Grant served as commander of the Union armies during the American Civil War, later serving two scandal-rocked terms as U.S. president. He commissioned Mark Twain to write his biographies.
Manuel Noriega was a military ruler who seized control of Panama as de facto dictator in the 1980s. Following a failed military coup, the United States invaded Panama on December 20, 1989, and Noriega surrendered to the U.S. on January 3, 1990. After decades in prison, the former military leader died in Panama City on May 29, 2017, due to complications from brain surgery. He was 83.
On D-Day, June 6, 1944, Eisenhower commanded the Allied forces in the Normandy invasion. He went on to become the 34th president of the United States, and promoted Atoms for Peace at the United Nations General Assembly in order to ease Cold War tensions.