On this day: October 11

POSTED: 02:56 PM PDT Oct 10, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Oct 10, 2013 

The first successful manned Apollo mission launches, John Lennon releases the song "Imagine," George Washington gets a posthumous promotion, and Anita Hill accuses Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment, all on this day.

OTD October 11 - Dottie West
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1932: Country singer Dottie West is born near McMinnville, Tenn. West was the first female country Grammy winner, winning in 1965 for her top-10 hit "Here Comes My Baby Back Again." Some of her other hits included "Would You Hold It Against Me," "Paper Mansions," "Country Sunshine," "Last Time I Saw Him," "A Lesson in Leavin'" and "Are You Happy Baby?" She dies at age 58 on Sept. 4, 1991, from injuries she suffered in a car accident five days earlier.

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