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    In 1986, the Iran-Contra affair erupted as President Ronald Reagan and Attorney General Edwin Meese revealed that profits from secret arms sales to Iran had been diverted to Nicaraguan rebels, and more events that happened on this day in history.

      Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Amy Grant, Christina Applegate, Jerry Ferrara, Kathryn Crosby, Mark Lanegan, Stephanie Hsu and more. 

        In 1980, Roberto Duran quits with 16 seconds to go in the eighth round, allowing Sugar Ray Leonard to regain the WBC welterweight title. See more sports moments from this date:

          In 1963, Jack Ruby shot and mortally wounded Lee Harvey Oswald, the accused assassin of President John F. Kennedy, and more events that happened on this day in history.

            Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Colin Hanks, Danielle Nicolet, Katherine Heigl, Oscar Robertson, Sarah Hyland, Stephen Merchant and more. 

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