On this day: July 13

POSTED: 10:23 AM Jul 09 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Jul 13 2012

The Mississippi River finds its roots, a Hollywood icon debuts, Old Blue Eyes records for the first time, the MLB All-Star Game goes north, and Ronald Reagan gives up the presidency, briefly, all on this day.

OTD July 13 - Steppenwolf
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RCA Records

1968: Steppenwolf's "Born To Be Wild" is released. The third single off their debut album, it would become their most successful single, reaching No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles charts.

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