On this day: November 6

Published On: Nov 05 2012 05:33:12 PM CST   Updated On: Nov 06 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

Abraham Lincoln is elected president, New Jersey hosts the first intercollegiate football game, Phil Donahue premieres his TV talk show, and the punk band the Sex Pistols make their debut, all on this day.

OTD November 6 - Ethan Hawke
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1970: Actor Ethan Hawke, best known for roles in movies such as "Boyhood," "Dead Poets Society," "Reality Bites," "Before Sunrise" and "Training Day," is born in Austin, Texas.

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