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 - Gere and Crawford
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1991: Actor Richard Gere marries supermodel Cindy Crawford in an impromptu ceremony at Las Vegas' Little Church of the West. The marriage would last for four years before the celebrity pair, branded "the sexiest couple alive" by People magazine, split up. They are seen here in 1994.

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