On this day: May 16

POSTED: 12:19 AM PDT May 15, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT May 15, 2016 

Joan of Arc is sainted, the first Academy Awards are handed out, SpaghettiOs debut, "Pet Sounds" and "Blonde on Blonde" hit record store shelves, and Sammy Davis Jr. and Jim Henson pass away, all on this day.

OTD May 16 - Mare Winningham
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1959: Actress Mare Winningham, best known for movies such as "St. Elmo's Fire," "Turner & Hooch" and "Georgia," is born Mary Megan Winningham in Phoenix, Arizona. Winningham earned an Oscar nomination for "Georgia" and has won two Emmy Awards out of eight nominations.


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