On this day: November 12

POSTED: 12:33 AM Nov 12 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Nov 12 2013

The Loch Ness Monster smiles for the camera -- sort of, Ellis Island closes, actor William Holden passes away, and Madonna releases "Like a Virgin," all on this day.

OTD November 12 - Charles Manson
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San Quentin Correctional Center

1934: Charles Manson, the convicted murder who led what became known as the Manson Family, a quasi-commune that arose in California in the late 1960s, is born in Cincinnati, Ohio. In 1971, he was found guilty of conspiracy to commit the 1969 murders of Sharon Tate and Leno and Rosemary LaBianca carried out by members of the group at his instruction and remains in prison to this day.

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