The nation's capital is founded, the world gets its first parking meter, Joltin' Joe sets an unbreakable record, and man heads to the moon, all on this day.
1963: Actress Phoebe Cates, known for movies such as "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" and "Gremlins," is born in New York City. She's seen here in 2011 with her husband, Kevin Kline.
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