On this day: July 30

Published On: Jul 29 2012 02:29:17 AM EDT   Updated On: Jul 30 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT

Henry Ford is born, the host nation captures the very first World Cup, the USS Indianapolis sinks into shark-infested waters, and Hoffa goes missing, all on this day.

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1941: Singer-songwriter Paul Anka, whose hit songs include "Diana," "Lonely Boy" and "Put Your Head on My Shoulder," is born in Ottawa, Canada. He's seen here in this promotional image from 1961.

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