On this day: September 11

POSTED: 10:06 PM Sep 10 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Sep 11 2013

The Beatles record their first single, Pete Rose sets a new mark for career hits, Kenneth Starr releases his report, and terrorists strike America, all on this day.

OTD September 11 - Brad Bird
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1957: Film director and animator Brad Bird, best known for directing the movies "The Iron Giant," "The Incredibles," "Ratatouille" and "Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol," is born in Kalispell, Mont. He's seen here in 2008 with the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature he won for "Ratatouille." He also won an Oscar in the same category in 2005 for "The Incredibles."

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