On this day: August 10

POSTED: 09:56 AM PDT Aug 07, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Aug 09, 2012 

Magellan sets sail, "Candid Camera" moves to TV, the "Son of Sam" is arrested, and Michael Phelps earns his first gold in Beijing, all on this day.

OTD August 10 - Jimmy Dean
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1928: Country singer, TV host and actor Jimmy Dean is born in Plainview, Texas. Dean had a hit in 1961 with the song "Big Bad John," starred in his own television variety show and appeared in the movie "Diamonds Are Forever" and the TV series "Daniel Boone" and "Fantasy Island." He is perhaps best known today as the creator of the Jimmy Dean Sausage Company, which he founded in 1969. Dean, seen here in 1966, died at age 81 on June 13, 2010.

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