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 - Albert Finney
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Universal Pictures

1936: Actor Albert Finney, best known for roles in movies such as "Tom Jones," "Murder on the Orient Express," "Annie" and "Erin Brockovich" (pictured), is born in Salford, Lancashire, England. Finney has been nominated for five Academy Awards and has won three Golden Globes out of nine total nominations.


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