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On this day: July 15

Published On: Jul 10 2013 03:20:40 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 15 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

Jerusalem falls to the Crusaders, the Rosetta Stone is uncovered, Napoleon surrenders, the Nintendo Entertainment System debuts in Japan, and Psy unleashes "Gangnam Style" on the Internet, all on this day.

OTD July 15 - Forest Whitaker
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1961: Actor Forest Whitaker, known for movies such as "Bird," "Good Morning, Vietnam," "The Crying Game," "Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai" and "The Last King of Scotland," is born in Longview, Texas. He has also appeared in the TV series "The Shield," directed movies such as "Waiting to Exhale," "Hope Floats" and "First Daughter," and won an Academy Award for Best Actor in 2007 for portraying Idi Amin in "The Last King of Scotland."

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