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NOVEMBER 18

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Mickey Mouse Day
(Commemoration of Mickey Mouse's cartoon debut in "Steamboat Willie": 11/18/1928)
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Performing Artists
1908 Imogene Coca (Pennsylvania-born Comedic Actress) Pennsylvania Performing Artists American Performing Artists Internet Movie Database
1909 Johnny Mercer (Georgia-born Singer. Songwriter) Georgia Performing Artists American Performing Artists American Composers & Songwriters Internet Movie Database
1936 Don Cherry (Oklahoma-born African-American Jazz Musician) Oklahoma Performing Artists Jazz African-American Performing Artists African American Registry
1942 Linda Evans (Connecticut-born Actress) Connecticut Performing Artists American Performing Artists Television Internet Movie Database
1960 Elizabeth Perkins (New York City-born Actress) New York City Performing Artists American Performing Artists Film Internet Movie Database
Kim Wilde (English Popular Singer) English Performing Artists Popular Musicians Internet Movie Database
1968 Owen Wilson (Texas-born Actor) Texas Performing Artists American Performing Artists Film Internet Movie Database
1974 ChloŽ Sevigny (Massachusetts-born Actress) Massachusetts Performing Artists American Performing Artists Film Internet Movie Database Biography
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1994 Cab Calloway (New York-born African-American Singer, Dancer) New York Performing Artists American Performing Artists African-American Performing Artists Internet Movie Database
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1926 Seattle, Washington's Venetian Theater Opens in the Capitol Hill Neighborhood Seattle Washington Stage and Theater Film HistoryLink
1928 Mickey Mouse Stars in 1st Sound-synchronized Cartoon, Steamboat Willy Walt Disney Cartoons & Comics Sound History of Technology Historic Firsts Writer's Almanac
1966 Sandy Koufax Retires from Baseball New York City Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame New York Times
1985 Joe Theismann Suffers Career-ending Leg Fracture on Monday Night Football Football Health & Fitness New York Times

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