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On This Day

July 12

Paper Bag Day

Jello Day

1561 Saint Basil's Cathedral in Russia opens

1962 The Rollings Stones play their first show at the Marquee Club in Oxford Street, London

1988 Die Hard opens in movie theaters starring Bruce Willis premiers.

1991 Boyz In the Hood hits movie theaters directed by John Singleton with Ice Cube, Cuba Gooding Jr, Laurence Fishburne

1998 France wins the World Cup 3 - 0 over Brazil

2012 The Rolling Stones play their 50th anniversary show at the Marquee Club in Oxford Street, London

Happy Birthday

1817 Henry David Thoreau author of Walden

1880 Tod Browning film director know for Dracula, Freaks & The Legion of Death

1884 Louis Burt Mayer co founder of MGM, & The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

1937 Bill Cosby actor comedian

1943 Christine McVie musician in the band Fleetwood Mac

1957 Rick Hudson astronaut died on mission on the space shuttle Columbia

1959 Charlie Murphy comedian, actor on Chappelle's Show, CB 4

1968 Lady Saw reggae singer

1977 Brock Lesnar WWE Superstar, MMA Fighter

1978 Michelle Rodriguez actress The Fast & Furious, Machete Kills

1984 Sami Zayn WWE superstar

1994 Jamie Herrell model Miss Earth 2014

We Remember

1996 Jonathan Melvoin keyboardist of the Smashing Pumpkins]


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