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 - Cheech Marin
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1946: Actor and comedian Cheech Marin, known for the Cheech & Chong stoner comedy movies with Tommy Chong, is born Richard Anthony Marin in Los Angeles, California. Marin also co-starred with Don Johnson in the TV show "Nash Bridges" and has appeared in movies like "Born in East L.A.," "From Dusk till Dawn," "Tin Cup" and "Spy Kids." He has also voiced characters in several Disney movies, including "Oliver and Company," "The Lion King," "Cars" and "Beverly Hills Chihuahua."


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