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Old 07-01-2004, 08:35 PM   #113
Steve M.
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On this day in 1980, July 1 - Canada Day - "O Canada" became that country's official national anthem, replacing "God Save the Queen." It was only the latest step in Canada's severing of constitutional ties with Great Britain. And it's a nicer song than "The Star-Spangled Banner" (which is too hard to sing!).
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