On this day: July 17

POSTED: 12:56 PM Jul 16 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Jul 17 2013

Air conditioning is born, the "happiest place on Earth" opens up, and the Beatles get animated, all on this day.

OTD July 17 - James Cagney
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Warner Bros. Pictures

1899: Actor James Cagney, known for movies such as "The Public Enemy," "Angels with Dirty Faces," "White Heat" and "Yankee Doodle Dandy," is born in New York City. Cagney won an Academy Award for "Yankee Doodle Dandy" and was also nominated for "Angels with Dirty Faces" and "Love Me or Leave Me."


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