On this day: July 17

POSTED: 12:56 PM Jul 16 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Jul 17 2014

Air conditioning is born, the "happiest place on Earth" opens up, and the Beatles get animated, all on this day.

OTD July 17 - Luke Bryan
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1976: Country music singer-songwriter Luke Bryan, whose hits include "Rain Is a Good Thing," "Someone Else Calling You Baby," "Country Girl (Shake It for Me)," "I Don't Want This Night to End" and "Drunk on You," is born in Leesburg, Georgia.

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