On this day: July 10

Published On: Jul 09 2012 10:02:43 AM CDT   Updated On: Jul 10 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

The United States takes possession of the Sunshine State, Howard Hughes flies around the world, a new milestone is reached in space and a "classic" soft drink returns, all on this day.

OTD July 10 - Chiwetel Ejiofor
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1977: Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor, an Oscar-nominee for his role in "12 Years a Slave," is born in London, England. He also was nominated for a Golden Globe and a Screen Actors Guild Award for his performance in "12 Years a Slave" and won a BAFTA for the role. He is also known for his roles in the movies "Dirty Pretty Things," "Serenity," "Kinky Boots," "Children of Men," "American Gangster" and "2012."

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