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On this day: August 13

POSTED: 10:42 PM PDT Aug 09, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Aug 12, 2013 

Disney brings an animated deer to movie screens, construction begins on the Berlin Wall, a Hall of Fame slugger dies, and tragedy strikes the Indiana State Fair, all on this day.

OTD August 13 - Mickey Mantle
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1995: Hall of Fame baseball player Mickey Mantle, who won seven World Series titles in his 18 years with the New York Yankees, dies from liver cancer at the age of 63 in Dallas, Texas.

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