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On this day: December 11

POSTED: 08:24 PM PST Dec 10, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Dec 10, 2013 

The world's first motor show opens in Paris, Marie Curie receives her second Nobel Prize, Muhammad Ali fights his last fight, and Bernie Madoff is arrested, all on this day.

OTD December 11 - Jerry Lee Lewis
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St. Martin's Press

1957: Singer Jerry Lee Lewis, then 22, secretly marries Myra Gale Brown, his 13-year-old first cousin once removed. It was his third marriage and would last until December 1970. When word of the marriage leaked out the following year, the resulting scandal nearly ended Lewis' career.

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