Ol' Blue Eyes is born, Boys Town is founded, the first motel opens, "The Godfather: Part II" premieres, and the U.S. Supreme Court decides the 2000 presidential election, all on this day.
1999: American author Joseph Heller, best known for his satirical novel "Catch-22," dies of a heart attack at the age of 76 in East Hampton, New York. He's seen here in 1986.
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