On this day: November 13

POSTED: 11:11 PM Nov 12 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Nov 13 2015

The "frankfurter" is born, the Holland Tunnel opens to traffic, the Supreme Court integrates Alabama's public buses, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is dedicated, and water is found on the moon, all on this day.

OTD November 13 - Junior Samples
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1983: Comedian Junior Samples, best known for his 14-year run as a cast member of the TV show "Hee Haw," dies of a heart attack at the age of 57 in Knoxville, Tennessee. He's seen here doing one his most famous bits on the show, a used car salesman who invited callers to call an older 5-digit phone number, BR-549.


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