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 - James Lipton
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1926: Actor, producer and author James Lipton is born in Detroit, Michigan. Lipton who is dean emeritus of the Actors Studio Drama School at Pace University in New York City, is best known as the executive producer, writer and host of the cable television series "Inside the Actors Studio."

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