On this day: August 8

POSTED: 03:25 PM PDT Aug 06, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Aug 07, 2016 

Napoleon goes into exile, Wrigley gets lights, the "Dream Team" clinches gold in Barcelona, and the United States' debt rating takes a hit, all on this day.

OTD August 8 - Fay Wray
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2004: Actress Fay Wray, best known for being the "beauty [who] killed the beast" in 1933's "King Kong," dies in her sleep of natural causes in her Manhattan apartment at the age of 96.


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