On this day: October 15

Published On: Oct 11 2012 11:59:17 PM CDT   Updated On: Oct 15 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

Napoleon goes into exile, "I Love Lucy" debuts, vice-presidential candidates debate for the first time, Wayne Gretzky sets the NHL's points record, and the nation meets "Balloon Boy" and his family, all on this day.

OTD October 15 - Dominic West
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1969: Actor Dominic West, best known for his role as Detective Jimmy McNulty in the HBO series "The Wire," is born in Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England. He's also appeared in the movies "28 Days," "300," "Rock Star" and "Hannibal Rising."

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