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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 - Mike Nichols
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2014: Film director Mike Nichols dies of a heart attack at age 83 in New York City. Born under the birth name Michael Igor Peschkowsky in Berlin, Germany, he was best known for directing movies such as "The Graduate" (for which he won an Oscar for Best Director), "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?," "Silkwood," "Working Girl" and "Angels in America."

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