On this day: August 13

Published On: Aug 10 2012 12:42:07 AM CDT   Updated On: Aug 13 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

Disney brings an animated deer to movie screens, construction begins on the Berlin Wall, a Hall of Fame slugger dies, and tragedy strikes the Indiana State Fair, all on this day.

OTD August 13 - Helen Gurley Brown
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2012: Author and publisher Helen Gurley Brown, who wrote the bestseller "Sex and the Single Girl" in 1962 and was the editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine from 1965 to 1997, dies at age 90 in New York City.

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