On this day: November 6

Published: Nov 05 2012 06:33:12 PM EST   Updated On: Nov 06 2013 02:00:00 AM EST

Abraham Lincoln is elected president, New Jersey hosts the first intercollegiate football game, Phil Donahue premieres his TV talk show, and the punk band the Sex Pistols make their debut, all on this day.

OTD November 6 - Gene Tierney
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1991: Actress Gene Tierney, best remembered for her performance in the title role of "Laura" (pictured) and her Academy Award-nominated performance for Best Actress in "Leave Her to Heaven," dies of emphysema at the age of 70 in Houston, Texas. Tierney also had roles in movies such as "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir," "Heaven Can Wait" and "The Razor's Edge."

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