On this day: August 19

Published On: Aug 15 2013 01:30:41 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 19 2014 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 - Matthew Perry
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1969: Actor Matthew Perry, best known for playing Chandler Bing on the sitcom "Friends," is born in Williamstown, Massachusetts. He's also starred in the short-lived TV series "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip," "Mr. Sunshine" and "Go On," and in movies like "Fools Rush In," "The Whole Nine Yards" and "17 Again."

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