On this day: July 6

POSTED: 03:10 PM PDT Jun 27, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Jul 05, 2012 

America names it currency, a political party holds its first convention, and a first lady, media mogul, rocker, screen scream queen and religious leader are all born, all on this day.

OTD July 6 - William Faulkner
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Library of Congress

1962: Writer William Faulkner, who wrote such works such as "The Sound and the Fury" and "As I Lay Dying" and won the 1949 Nobel Prize in Literature, dies of a heart attack at age 64 in Byhalia, Mississippi.

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