On this day: November 19

POSTED: 09:37 PM PST Nov 15, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Nov 18, 2015 

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 - Dick Cavett
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1936: Talk show host Dick Cavett is born in Gibbon, Nebraska. Cavett, who would start his career as a gofer for Time magazine and as talent coordinator and writer for Jack Parr's "The Tonight Show," would host his own show "The Dick Cavett Show," in various formats and on various television and radio networks, from 1968 through 2007. He's seen here with Jerry Lewis on his show in 1973.


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