On this day: September 19

Published On: Sep 18 2012 11:48:40 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 19 2014 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 - Jeremy Irons
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1948: Actor Jeremy Irons, an Oscar-winner for "Reversal of Fortune" also known for movies such as "Dead Ringers," "The Mission," "Die Hard: With a Vengeance" and "The Lion King," is born in Cowes, Isle of Wight, England.

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