On this day: November 19

POSTED: 09:37 PM PST Nov 15, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Nov 18, 2013 

Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address, Ford discontinues the Edsel, Rocky and Bullwinkle make their debut, Milli Vanilli lose their Grammy, and the first Wii goes on sale, all on this day.

OTD November 19 - Ted Turner
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1938: Media mogul Ted Turner, who is best known as founder of the cable news network CNN and WTBS, which pioneered the superstation concept in cable television, is born in Cincinnati, Ohio. Turner is also known for once owning baseball's Atlanta Braves, his 10-year marriage to actress Jane Fonda, launching the charitable Goodwill Games and his $1 billion gift to support the United Nations, which created the United Nations Foundation.

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