On this day: May 9

POSTED: 11:16 AM PDT May 08, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT May 08, 2016 

Ben Franklin prints his "Join, or Die" political cartoon, the FDA approves the first oral contraceptive, impeachment hearings for President Nixon begin, and "Golden Girls" airs its final episode, all on this day.

OTD May 9 - Candice Bergen
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1946: Actress Candice Bergen, best known for her Emmy-winning role on the sitcom "Murphy Brown," is born in Beverly Hills, California. Bergen also appeared on the TV drama "Boston Legal" and in movies like "Starting Over," "The Sand Pebbles," "Carnal Knowledge," "The Wind and the Lion," "Gandhi" and "Miss Congeniality."


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