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On this day: May 6

Published On: May 06 2013 12:08:47 AM CDT   Updated On: May 06 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

Babe Ruth hits his first home run, the Hindenburg goes down in flames, the four-minute mile barrier is broken, "I Love Lucy" goes off the air, and President Clinton is hit with a sexual harassment suit, all on this day.

OTD May 6 - Gabourey Sidibe
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1983: Actress Gabourey Sidibe, who made her acting debut in the 2009 film "Precious," a role that earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress, is born in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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