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 - Bill Medley
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1940: Singer-songwriter Bill Medley, best known as one half of The Righteous Brothers, is born in Los Angeles, California. The duo was best known for hits such as "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'," "(You're My) Soul and Inspiration" and "Unchained Melody."

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