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 - Cameron Crowe
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1957: Director and former Rolling Stone magazine writer Cameron Crowe is born in Palm Springs, California. Crowe wrote the screenplay for "Fast Times at Ridgemont High" and has directed such movies as "Say Anything...," "Singles," "Jerry Maguire" and "Almost Famous."

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