Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address, Ford discontinues the Edsel, Milli Vanilli lose their Grammy, and the first Wii goes on sale, all on this day.
1959: Actress Allison Janney, best known for her Emmy-winning role as C.J. Cregg on the television series "The West Wing," is born in Dayton, Ohio. Janney is also known for her roles in movies such as "The Ice Storm," "Juno," "The Help" and "Hairspray," and on the sitcom "Mom."
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