On this day: December 7

Published On: Dec 07 2012 12:21:31 AM CST   Updated On: Dec 07 2012 01:00:00 AM CST

Jesse James robs his first bank, Japan attacks Pearl Harbor, America heads to the moon one last time, instant replay is born, and Rod Blagojevich goes to prison, all on this day.

OTD December 7 - Ellen Burstyn
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1932: Actress Ellen Burstyn, who won an Academy Award for Best Actress in 1975 for "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore," is born Edna Rae Gillooly in Detroit, Mich. Burstyn has also received Oscar nominations for her roles in "The Last Picture Show," "The Exorcist," "Same Time, Next Year," "Resurrection" and "Requiem for a Dream."

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