On this day: October 11

Published On: Oct 10 2012 04:56:13 PM CDT   Updated On: Oct 11 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

The first successful manned Apollo mission launches, John Lennon releases the song "Imagine," George Washington gets a posthumous promotion, and Anita Hill accuses Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment, all on this day.

OTD October 11 - Emily Deschanel
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1976: Actress Emily Deschanel, best known for her role as Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan on the TV drama "Bones," is born in Los Angeles.


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