On this day: November 19

Published On: Nov 15 2012 11:37:48 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 19 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

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.

OTD November 19 - Ted Turner
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1938: Media mogul Ted Turner, who is best known as founder of the cable news network CNN and WTBS, which pioneered the superstation concept in cable television, is born in Cincinnati, Ohio. Turner is also known for once owning baseball's Atlanta Braves, his 10-year marriage to actress Jane Fonda, launching the charitable Goodwill Games and his $1 billion gift to support the United Nations, which created the United Nations Foundation.

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