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On This Day

August 8

Dollar Day

1876 Mimegraph is patented by Thomas Edison

1942 The Disney film Bambi premiers

1963 Louie Louie is released by the Kingsmen

1969 Richard Nixon is nominated by the Republican party

1986 Transformers The Movie opens in Theatres

1988 NWA - Straight Outta Compton hits record stores

Happy Birthday

1928 Lord Alfred Hayes WWE commentator

1937 Dustin Hoffman

1947 Ken Dryden NHL netminder, Lawyer, Politician

1950 Willie Hall musician

1952 Anton Fig musician

1965 El Hefe in the band NOFX

1968 Huey Morgan in the band Fun Lovin Criminals

1978 Miho Shiraishi actress

1986 Charlotte Stokely porn star