On this day: September 12

Published On: Sep 12 2012 12:34:26 AM EDT   Updated On: Sep 12 2014 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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1966: Singer-songwriter and musician Ben Folds, best known for his work as the frontman and pianist for the alternative rock band Ben Folds Five, is born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Folds is also known for his solo work and for his collaborations with musicians such as William Shatner, Regina Spektor and "Weird Al" Yankovic.

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