On this day: December 7

Published On: Dec 07 2012 12:21:31 AM CST   Updated On: Dec 07 2015 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 - Tom Waits
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1949: Singer-songwriter and actor Tom Waits, whose best known songs include "Ol' '55," "Jersey Girl" and "Downtown Train," is born in Pomona, California. Waits has also appeared in movies such as "The Outsiders," "The Cotton Club," "Bram Stoker's Dracula," "Domino" and "The Book of Eli."

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