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 - TWA flight
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1961: TWA becomes the first airline to introduce regular in-flight movies aboard its aircraft, offering "By Love Possessed," starring Lana Turner and Efrem Zimbalist Jr., in the first-class section of a Boeing 707 during a scheduled flight from New York City to Los Angeles.

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