May 20, 1929: On this day, unofficially referred to as the Wickersham Commission, the National Commission on Law Observance and Enforcement was founded by President Herbert Hoover and served throughout his administration. Its mission was to investigate various problems associated with the administration of Prohibition.
May 20, 1943: On this day, Albano Carrisi was born. Under his performance name Al Bano, he has spent seven decades singing opera, acting, appearing on television, and touring around the world. He owns Tenute Al Bano Carrisi, a winery he built to fulfill a promise he made to his father before he became famous.
May 20, 1965: On this day, Ted Allen was born in Columbus, Ohio. Allen is a television personality, food and wine expert, and author. He has served as a connoisseur for many television programs, including Queer Eye on Bravo network, America’s Best Cook, the program Best. Ever., and he even hosted the competition show Chopped, for which he received a James Beard Award. Allen has also contributed to various publications on the topic of food and wine.
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