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.
2014: Film director Mike Nichols dies of a heart attack at age 83 in New York City. Born under the birth name Michael Igor Peschkowsky in Berlin, Germany, he was best known for directing movies such as "The Graduate" (for which he won an Oscar for Best Director), "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?," "Silkwood," "Working Girl" and "Angels in America."
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