On this day: September 12

Published On: Sep 12 2012 12:34:26 AM EDT   Updated On: Sep 12 2015 02:00:00 AM EDT

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.

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1957: Film composer and music producer Hans Zimmer, who has composed music for more than 100 films, is born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Among his credits are the award-winning film scores for "The Lion King," "Crimson Tide," "The Thin Red Line," "Gladiator," "The Last Samurai," "The Dark Knight" and "Inception."


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