On this day: December 12

Published On: Dec 12 2012 12:32:25 AM CST   Updated On: Dec 12 2015 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 - Tracy Austin
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1962: Tennis player Tracy Austin, a former world No. 1 professional tennis player who won the women's singles title at the U.S. Open in 1979 and 1981, is born in Palos Verdes, California. Austin is seen here in 2009.

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