On this day: July 8

Published On: Jul 02 2013 02:59:32 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 08 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

The U.S. Air Force begins accepting female recruits, the "Saturday Night Fever" soundtrack falls from No. 1 after six months, LeBron makes "The Decision," and the last space shuttle mission launches, all on this day.

OTD July 8 - Grace Coolidge
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1957: Grace Coolidge, the first lady of the United States from 1923 to 1929 as the wife of President Calvin Coolidge, dies at age 78.

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