On this day: August 22

POSTED: 03:42 PM PDT Aug 20, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Aug 21, 2016 

Teddy Roosevelt goes for a historic ride, tennis player Althea Gibson breaks racial barriers, The Supremes hit No. 1 for the first time, and Nolan Ryan notches his 5,000 career strikeout, all on this day.

OTD August 22 - Honor Blackman
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1925: Actress and singer Honor Blackman, best known for playing Bond girl Pussy Galore in 1964's "Goldfinger," is born in Plaistow, Essex, England. She's also known for her roles on the TV series "The Avengers" and as the goddess Hera in 1963's "Jason and the Argonauts."


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