On this day: January 15

Published On: Jan 14 2013 05:48:11 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 15 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

Columbus heads home from the New World, Martin Luther King Jr. is born, the first Super Bowl is played, and Capt. Chesley B. "Sully" Sullenberger becomes a hero, all on this day.

OTD January 15 - Lloyd Bridges
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1913: Actor Lloyd Bridges, best known for his role of Mike Nelson in the syndicated late-1950s TV series "Sea Hunt," is born in San Leandro, Calif. The father of fellow actors Beau and Jeff Bridges, he is also known for roles in movies such as "A Walk In The Sun," "High Noon," "Little Big Horn," "Sahara," "Airplane!" and "Hot Shots!" He's seen here with son Jeff Bridges in 1994.

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