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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.

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1983: The Nintendo Entertainment System, which would become the best-selling game console of its time, is released in Japan as the Nintendo Family Computer, or Famicom. It went on sale in North America more than two years later on Oct. 18, 1985.

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