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 - Jack Lambert
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1952: Pro Football Hall of Fame linebacker Jack Lambert is born in Mantua, Ohio. Lambert was the starting middle linebacker for four Super Bowl-winning teams in an 11 year career with the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1974 to 1984. He was also a nine-time Pro Bowl selection and was named to the NFL's "All-Decade Team" for both the 1970s and '80s.

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