On this day: August 6

POSTED: 03:21 PM PDT Aug 03, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Aug 05, 2014 

The electric chair is used for the first time, a TV great and pop art legend share a birthday, America drops the A-bomb on Hiroshima, and the country's first Hispanic Supreme Court justice is confirmed, all on this day.

OTD August 6 - Michelle Yeoh
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1962: Actress Michelle Yeoh, best known for the movies "Tomorrow Never Dies" and "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," is born in Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia.

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