On this day: July 6

POSTED: 4:10 PM Jun 27 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Jul 06 2012

America names it currency, a political party holds its first convention, and a first lady, media mogul, rocker, screen scream queen and religious leader are all born, all on this day.

OTD July 6 - Nancy Reagan
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1921: Nancy Reagan, who served as first lady as the wife of President Ronald Reagan from 1981 to 1989, is born Anne Frances Robbins in New York City.

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