On this day: August 23

Published On: Aug 22 2012 03:54:04 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 23 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

King George gets fed up with the rebelling colonies, a silent film legend passes away, the Earth is ready for its closeup, and an earthquake jolts D.C., all on this day.

OTD August 23 - Vera Miles
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1930: Actress Vera Miles, best known for playing Lila Crane in Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho," is born Vera June Ralston in Boise City, Oklahoma. Miles is also known for the movies "The Wrong Man," "The Searchers," "Follow Me Boys!" and "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance."

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