Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address, Ford discontinues the Edsel, Rocky and Bullwinkle make their debut, Milli Vanilli lose their Grammy, and the first Wii goes on sale, all on this day.
2007: Dick Wilson, the British character actor who played the role of finicky grocery store manager Mr. Whipple in more than 500 Charmin toilet paper television commercials, dies at age 91 in Los Angeles, California. Born Riccardo Di Guglielmo, he also appeared on TV shows such as "Bewitched" and "McHale's Navy," and in the films "World's Greatest Athlete" and "The Shakiest Gun in the West."
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