On this day: September 26

Published On: Sep 25 2012 11:33:14 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 26 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

Sir Francis Drake completes his trip around the world, Nixon and Kennedy square off on TV, the Beatles release "Abbey Road," and an acting legend passes away, all on this day.

OTD September 26 - Crocodile Dundee
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1986: The comedy "Crocodile Dundee" premieres in theaters. The movie, starring Paul Hogan as the title character, proved to be a worldwide phenomenon, earning $328 million worldwide after being made on a budget of less than $10 million. It would end up being the No. 2 box office movie of the year both in the U.S. and worldwide and spawned two sequels.

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