On this day: July 18

POSTED: 4:56 PM Jul 17 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Jul 18 2013

A Nobel Peace Prize winner and astronaut are born, a gymnast reaches Olympic perfection, and an epic superhero hits summer theaters, all on this day.

OTD July 18 - Prince
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Warner Bros. Records

1984: Prince's single "Let's Go Crazy" is released. The song, the opening track to both the album and the movie "Purple Rain," would become Prince's second No. 1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart.

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