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On this day: July 19

Published On: Jul 18 2012 02:30:35 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 19 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

Rome burns, a famous gunslinger kills for the first time, Marilyn Monroe passes a big test, and The King's first single is released, all on this day.

OTD July 19 - Max Fleischer
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1883: Animator Max Fleischer, who brought such animated characters as Betty Boop, Popeye and Superman to the movie screen, is born in in Kraków, Poland, then part of the Austrian-Hungarian province of Galicia.

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