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Fidel Castro, Film Extra

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Castro appeared as an uncredited extra in the 1946 film Holiday in Mexico. At the time, Castro was attending the University of Havana (the real college also attended by I Love Lucy’s fictitious Ricky Ricardo). The future El Commandante graduated four years later with a law degree. After forming a strong bond with the USSR, he became one of the most feared men in America during the time of the Cuban missile crisis.

Despite ruling Cuba for nearly half a century, Fidel Castro is no longer the imposing international figure he was in his heyday. The end of the Cold War caused a radical change in the scope of his power, and most of the international press he’s received in recent months has been due to health problems related to his advanced age.

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  • http://ihatecastro.blogspot.com/ YaNomas

    Now, He plays a Tyrant and a Thief holding hostage 11.2 million people in a small Island (CUBA).

  • http://www.roblogpolitics.blogspot.com RJ

    See? All those Hollywood types are Commies…