On this day: September 12

Posted: 0:34 AM EDT Sep 12, 2012   Updated: 2:00 AM EDT Sep 12, 2015

John F. Kennedy marries Jackie, "Lassie," "The Monkees," "Bonanza" and "Taxi" all premiere on TV, and The Man in Black dies, all on this day.

OTD September 12 - Ray Dolby
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Dolby Laboratories

2013: Engineer Ray Dolby, the creator of the Dolby noise reduction system and a co-inventor of video tape recording, dies of leukemia at age 80 at his home in San Francisco.


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