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On this day: August 19

Published On: Aug 15 2013 01:30:41 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 19 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway hosts its first auto race, The Beatles kick off their first American concert tour, Groucho Marx dies, Mike Tyson returns to the ring, and the last U.S. combat brigade leaves Iraq, all on this day.

OTD August 19 - Don Hewitt
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2009: Don Hewitt, the television news producer and executive best known for creating "60 Minutes," dies of pancreatic cancer at age 86 in Bridgehampton, N.Y.

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