On this day: July 18

POSTED: 03:56 PM PDT Jul 17, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Jul 17, 2016 

A Nobel Peace Prize winner and astronaut are born, a gymnast reaches Olympic perfection, and an epic superhero hits summer theaters, all on this day.

OTD July 18 - Martha Reeves
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1941: Martha Reeves, the lead singer of the Motown girl group Martha and the Vandellas, is born in Eufaula, Alabama. During her time with the band, they scored more than a dozen hit singles, including "Nowhere to Run," "Jimmy Mack" and "Dancing In The Street." Reeves is seen here during a 2011 show in Stockholm, Sweden.


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