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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 - Dionne Warwick
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1940: Singer Dionne Warwick, who ranks second only to Aretha Franklin as the most-charted female vocalist with 56 singles making the Billboard Hot 100 between 1962 and 1998, is born in East Orange, N.J.

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