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On this day: July 13

POSTED: 12:23 PM Jul 09 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Jul 13 2012

The Mississippi River finds its roots, a Hollywood icon debuts, Old Blue Eyes records for the first time, the MLB All-Star Game goes north, and Ronald Reagan gives up the presidency, briefly, all on this day.

OTD July 13 - Cory Monteith
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2013: Actor and singer Cory Monteith, best known for his role as Finn Hudson on the musical TV series "Glee," dies of an alcohol and heroin overdose at age 31 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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