Napoleon goes into exile, Wrigley gets lights, the "Dream Team" clinches gold in Barcelona, and the United States' debt rating takes a hit, all on this day.
2013: Actress Karen Black, best known for movies such as "Easy Rider," "Five Easy Pieces," "The Great Gatsby," "The Day of the Locust" and "Nashville," dies of ampullary cancer at age 74 in Santa Monica, California. Black earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for "Five Easy Pieces," a role that also earned her a Golden Globe. She also received a Golden Globe for "The Great Gatsby" and was nominated for "The Day of the Locust."
The following five celebrity urban legends will likely live on long into the future, despite the fact that none of them is remotely true.
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