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On this day: July 17

POSTED: 2:56 PM Jul 16 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Jul 17 2014

Air conditioning is born, the "happiest place on Earth" opens up, and the Beatles get animated, all on this day.

OTD July 17 - Casey Anthony
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2011: Casey Anthony is released from jail in Orange County, Florida, 17 days after being cleared of murdering her daughter Caylee.

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Confection craze: Watermelon bread trending in Taiwan

Watermelon's a great summer snack, but watermelon bread?

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Man in wheelchair robs bank, gets away

A man in a wheelchair managed to evade authorities after robbing a bank of $1,200, according to a Huffington Post report.

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Japanese women go ape for gorilla hunk

Who could resist that striking countenance, that chiseled brow -- and that toned, furry butt?

A surprisingly hunky male gorilla, Shabani, has female humans going ape after mugshots of the 18-year-old animal began going viral on Twitter.

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Man steals car, runs out of gas

Authorities say a man driving a stolen car took the wrong road and ended up lost and without gas in Pennsylvania.

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Naming your baby Quinoa could win you $10K

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