On this day: May 15

Published On: May 14 2013 12:56:09 PM CDT   Updated On: May 15 2016 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 - Eddy Arnold
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1918: Country music singer-songwriter and actor Eddy Arnold, who scored 147 songs on the Billboard country music charts and sold more than 85 million records, is born in Henderson, Tennessee. Arnold's best known hits include "What's He Doing in My World" and "Make the World Go Away." He also co-wrote the country and pop standard "You Don't Know Me." He died at age 89 on May 8, 2008.

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