On this day: September 10

Published: Sep 07 2012 02:36:05 PM EDT   Updated On: Sep 10 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT

Mother Teresa first hears the call, Leopold and Loeb get life in prison, "Gunsmoke" premieres, and Lucy van Pelt raises her fees, all on this day.

OTD September 10 - Cliff Robertson
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2011: Actor Cliff Robertson, who won the 1968 Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in the movie "Charly," dies of natural causes at age 88 in Stony Brook, New York. He also portrayed a young John F. Kennedy in the 1963 film "PT 109" and was known later in his career for playing Uncle Ben from 2002 to 2007 in director Sam Raimi's "Spider-Man" trilogy.

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