On this day: August 7

POSTED: 02:38 PM PDT Aug 06, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Aug 06, 2016 

The Purple Heart is born, a comic legend dies, a man on a wire goes for a stroll a quarter of a mile above the sidewalks of Manhattan, and U.S. embassies in Africa are targeted in a terrorist attack, all on this day.

OTD August 7 - Michael Shannon
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1974: Actor Michael Shannon is born in Lexington, Kentucky. Shannon earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for 2008's "Revolutionary Road" and is perhaps best known for the HBO series "Boardwalk Empire" and for playing General Zod in the Superman movie "Man of Steel."


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