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On this day: February 6

POSTED: 02:58 PM PST Feb 05, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Feb 05, 2014 

The Union gets its first victory of the Civil War, Ronald Reagan is born, The Righteous Brothers hit No. 1, and astronaut Alan Shepard works on his lunar golf game, all on this day.

OTD February 6 - Rip Torn
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1931: Actor Rip Torn, best known for his work on the television comedy "The Larry Sanders Show," is born Elmore Rudolph Torn in Temple, Texas. Torn earned six Emmy nominations for his the role of television producer Artie on "Larry Sanders," winning in 1996, and was also nominated for an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the 1983 film "Cross Creek." He also played gruff boss Agent Zed in the first two "Men in Black" movies and appeared in other movies such as "The Cincinnati Kid," "The Man Who Fell to Earth" and "Dodgeball."

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