On this day: December 14

Published On: Dec 12 2012 10:12:02 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 14 2015 01:00:00 AM CST

George Washington dies, a spacecraft flies by Venus for the first time, Bob Dylan releases his first single, President George W. Bush ducks flying shoes, and tragedy hits Sandy Hook, all on this day.

OTD December 14 - Charlie Rich
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1932: Country singer Charlie Rich, best remembered for a pair of 1973 hits, "Behind Closed Doors" and "The Most Beautiful Girl," is born in Colt, Arkansas. Rich died of a pulmonary embolism at age 62 on July 25, 1995.

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