On this day: July 5

Published On: Jun 27 2012 04:38:31 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 05 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

History's greatest showman is born, a war begins, and two of man's greatest inventions are unveiled, all on this day.

OTD July 5 - Huey Lewis
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1950: Singer-songwriter Huey Lewis, best known for his band Huey Lewis and the News, is born Hugh Anthony Cregg III in New York City.

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