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 - Peter Gallagher
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1955: Actor Peter Gallagher, best known for movies like "Sex, Lies, and Videotape," "While You Were Sleeping" and "American Beauty," and the TV series "The O.C.," is born in New York City.

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