On this day: September 16

Published On: Sep 05 2013 11:39:02 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 16 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

The Pilgrims set sail on the Mayflower, "Jingle Bells" is copyrighted, General Motors is founded, Nixon drops in on "Laugh-In," Hurricane Ivan hits the Gulf Coast, and the federal government bails out AIG, all on this day.

OTD September 16 - Mickey Rourke
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1952: Actor Mickey Rourke, best known for movies such as "Diner," "Rumble Fish," 9½ Weeks," "Sin City," "The Expendables," "The Wrestler" and "Iron Man 2," is born Philip Andre Rourke Jr. in Schenectady, N.Y. He earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor and a Golden Globe and BAFTA for his role in 2008's "The Wrestler."

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