On this day: November 19

Published On: Nov 15 2012 11:37:48 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 19 2015 01:00:00 AM CST

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.

OTD November 19 - Rocky and Bullwinkle
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1959: "Rocky & His Friends" debuts on television starring Rocky the flying squirrel and Bullwinkle the moose along with supporting segments featuring Dudley Do-Right, Peabody & Sherman, and Fractured Fairy Tales. The show, known popularly as "Rocky and Bullwinkle," was never actually called by that title while it was on TV. After its first two seasons on ABC, it moved to NBC and was renamed "The Bullwinkle Show" before being canceled in June 1963 after its fifth season.

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