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 - Gene Tierney
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1920: Actress Gene Tierney, best known for her performance in the title role of "Laura" (pictured) and her Academy Award-nominated performance for Best Actress in "Leave Her to Heaven," is born in Brooklyn, New York. Tierney also starred in movies such as "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir," "Heaven Can Wait" and "The Razor's Edge." She died of emphysema at the age of 70 on Nov. 6, 1991.

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