On this day: July 17

POSTED: 11:56 AM PDT Jul 16, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Jul 16, 2014 

Air conditioning is born, the "happiest place on Earth" opens up, and the Beatles get animated, all on this day.

OTD July 17 - Mickey Spillane
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2006: Author Mickey Spillane, best known for his best-selling crime novels featuring his signature detective character, Mike Hammer, dies of pancreatic carcinoma at age 88 in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. He's seen here in a 1974 guest appearance in an episode of the TV series "Columbo."


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