Three B-52s become the first aircraft to circle the globe non-stop, Willie O'Ree breaks the NHL's color barrier, "The Jeffersons" premieres, and Jim Thorpe gets his Olympic medals back, all on this day.
1969: Wrestler, mixed martial artist and actor Dave Bautista is born in Washington, D.C. As a professional wrestler in the WWE, he wrestled under the ring name Batista and was a six-time world champion. He's appeared in the movies "The Man with the Iron Fists," "Riddick" and "Guardians of the Galaxy" and will also appear in the 24th James Bond film, "Spectre," set for a November 2015 release.
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