On this day: July 19

Published On: Jul 18 2012 02:30:35 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 19 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

Rome burns, a famous gunslinger kills for the first time, Marilyn Monroe passes a big test, and The King's first single is released, all on this day.

OTD July 19 - Lefty Frizzell
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1975: Country music singer-songwriter and musician Lefty Frizzell, known for hit songs such as "Always Late (With Your Kisses)," "Long Black Veil," "Saginaw, Michigan" and "If You've Got the Money I've Got the Time," dies at the age of 47 after a massive stroke.

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