An assassin's misfires spare President Andrew Jackson, "The Lone Ranger" debuts on radio, Gandhi is assassinated, The Beatles hit the roof for one last gig, and the first computer virus is written, all on this day.
1974: Actor Christian Bale, best known for movies such as "American Psycho," "The Fighter" and director Christopher Nolan's "Dark Knight" Batman trilogy, is born in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
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