On this day: August 13

Posted: 1:42 AM EDT Aug 10, 2012   Updated: 2:00 AM EDT Aug 13, 2016

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OTD August 13 - Helen Gurley Brown
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2012: Author and publisher Helen Gurley Brown, who wrote the bestseller "Sex and the Single Girl" in 1962 and was the editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine from 1965 to 1997, dies at age 90 in New York City.


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