On this day: September 19

POSTED: 10:48 PM Sep 18 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Sep 19 2013

George Washington says goodbye, America takes nuclear testing underground, Simon & Garfunkel reunite in Central Park, and emoticons are born, all on this day.

OTD September 19 - Mama Cass Elliott
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RCA Records

1941: Singer "Mama" Cass Elliot, one of the members of The Mamas & the Papas, is born under the birth name Ellen Naomi Cohen in Baltimore, Maryland. She died of a heart attack in her sleep at age 32 on July 29, 1974.

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