Sir Francis Drake sets out around the world, the National Guard is born, Al Gore concedes, and Saddam Hussein is caught, all on this day.
1996: The movie "Jerry Maguire," starring Tom Cruise, Renee Zellweger and Cuba Gooding Jr., and directed by Cameron Crowe, premieres in theaters. The movie would debut at No. 1 at the box office on its way to making $273 million worldwide and earning five Academy Award nominations, with Gooding Jr. winning for Best Supporting Actor.
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