On this day: September 19

Published On: Sep 18 2012 11:48:40 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 19 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

George Washington says goodbye, America takes nuclear testing underground, Simon & Garfunkel reunite in Central Park, and emoticons are born, all on this day.

OTD September 19 - Cannes Film Festival
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Cannes Film Festival

1946: The first Cannes Film Festival is held in Cannes, France. The festival was to debut in 1939, but was delayed seven years due to World War II.

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