On this day: December 12

Published On: Dec 12 2012 12:32:25 AM CST   Updated On: Dec 12 2013 01:00:00 AM CST

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.

OTD December 12 - The Poseidon Adventure
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20th Century Fox

1972: The action-adventure movie "The Poseidon Adventure," featuring an all-star cast including Gene Hackman, Carol Lynley, Ernest Borgnine, Stella Stevens, Shelley Winters and Red Buttons, premieres in New York City. The film would earn eight Academy Award nominations, winning Best Song for "The Morning After" and a Special Achievement Award for its visual effects.

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