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On this day: November 19

POSTED: 12:37 AM Nov 16 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Nov 19 2014

Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address, Ford discontinues the Edsel, Rocky and Bullwinkle make their debut, Milli Vanilli lose their Grammy, and the first Wii goes on sale, all on this day.

OTD November 19 - Dick Wilson
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2007: Dick Wilson, the British character actor who played the role of finicky grocery store manager Mr. Whipple in more than 500 Charmin toilet paper television commercials, dies at age 91 in Los Angeles, California. Born Riccardo Di Guglielmo, he also appeared on TV shows such as "Bewitched" and "McHale's Navy," and in the films "World's Greatest Athlete" and "The Shakiest Gun in the West."

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Domestic violence call ended in standoff, charges

A domestic violence call at a home in Washington County, Tennessee ended with a three-hour standoff.

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Police: Shoplifting suspect asked to borrow plain clothes officer's phone

Kingsport Police say a theft suspect asked a plain clothes officer to borrow his phone after walking out of a grocery store with items worth over $600.

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