Three B-52s become the first aircraft to circle the globe non-stop, Willie O'Ree breaks the NHL's color barrier, "The Jeffersons" premieres, and Jim Thorpe gets his Olympic medals back, all on this day.
1969: Wrestler, mixed martial artist and actor Dave Bautista is born in Washington, D.C. As a professional wrestler in the WWE, he wrestled under the ring name Batista and was a six-time world champion. He's appeared in the movies "The Man with the Iron Fists," "Riddick," "Guardians of the Galaxy" and "Spectre."
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