On this day: May 15

Published On: May 14 2013 12:56:09 PM CDT   Updated On: May 15 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

Las Vegas is founded, Mickey Mouse makes his screen debut, the Soviets begin withdrawing from Afghanistan, and a 16-year-old sailor completes her solo around-the-world journey, all on this day.

OTD May 15 - Chazz Palminteri
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1952: Actor Chazz Palminteri, best known for his roles in movies such as "The Usual Suspects," "A Bronx Tale" and "Bullets Over Broadway," is born Calogero Lorenzo Palminteri in The Bronx, N.Y. He earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his role in "Bullets Over Broadway."

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