On this day: July 4

Published On: Jun 27 2012 04:29:44 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 04 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

The United States declares its independence, an "Iron Horse" retires, the Beach Boys hit No. 1 for the first time, and we lose three presidents, all on this day.

OTD July 4 - Gina Lollobrigida
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1927: Actress Gina Lollobrigida, who became a sex symbol and one of the highest profile European actresses of the 1950s and early 1960s, is born in Subiaco, Kingdom of Italy. She's seen here in 1956's "The Hunchback of Notre Dame."

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