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On this day: July 16

Published On: Jul 13 2012 05:00:49 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 16 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

The nation's capital is founded, the world gets its first parking meter, Joltin' Joe sets an unbreakable record, and man heads to the moon, all on this day.

OTD July 16 - Phoebe Cates
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1963: Actress Phoebe Cates, known for movies such as "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" and "Gremlins," is born in New York City. She's seen here in 2009 with her husband, Kevin Kline.

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