On this day: September 18

Published On: Sep 17 2012 06:16:13 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 18 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

America takes out its first loan, The New York Times and the United States Air Force are born, guitar legend Jimi Hendrix dies, and "The Guiding Light" ends after 72 years, all on this day.

OTD September 18 - Fatal Attraction
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1987: The movie "Fatal Attraction," starring Michael Douglas, Glenn Close and Anne Archer, premieres in theaters. The movie ended up being the second highest grossing film of the year in the United States and received six Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, Best Actress for Close and Best Supporting Actress for Archer.

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