On this day: May 6

Published On: May 06 2013 12:08:47 AM CDT   Updated On: May 06 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

Babe Ruth hits his first home run, the Hindenburg goes down in flames, the four-minute mile barrier is broken, "I Love Lucy" goes off the air, and President Clinton is hit with a sexual harassment suit, all on this day.

OTD May 6 - Gabourey Sidibe
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1983: Actress Gabourey Sidibe, who made her acting debut in the 2009 film "Precious," a role that earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress, is born in Brooklyn, N.Y. She has also appeared on the TV shows "The Big C" and "American Horror Story: Coven" and in the movie "Tower Heist."

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