On this day: February 20

Published On: Feb 19 2013 06:12:59 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 20 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

The Post Office is born, World War II gets its first flying ace, John Glenn becomes the first American to orbit the Earth, and a fire at a Great White concert leaves 100 dead, all on this day.

OTD February 20 - Sandra Dee
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2005: Actress Sandra Dee, known for her wholesome ingenue roles in such 1960s films as "The Reluctant Debutante," "Gidget," "Imitation of Life" and "A Summer Place," dies of complications from kidney disease at the age of 62 in Thousand Oaks, Calif. Dee, whose birth name was Alexandra Zuck, was also known for her high-profile marriage to singer-actor Bobby Darin, which ended in divorce in 1967.

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