On this day: July 13

POSTED: 10:23 AM Jul 09 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Jul 13 2015

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 - Live Aid
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1985: The Live Aid benefit concert takes place in London and Philadelphia to raise funds for relief of the ongoing Ethiopian famine. The artists performing include Elton John, David Bowie, Queen, U2, Madonna, The Beach Boys, Eric Clapton, The Who, Phil Collins, a reunited Led Zeppelin and more.

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