On this day: November 7

POSTED: 5:15 PM Nov 06 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Nov 07 2015

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid die in Bolivia, Marie Curie wins her second Nobel Prize, FDR wins an unprecedented fourth term, Steve McQueen dies, and Magic Johnson announces he is HIV-positive, all on this day.

OTD November 7 - Dana Plato
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Sony Pictures Television

1964: Actress Dana Plato, best known for playing the role of Kimberly Drummond on the TV sitcom "Diff'rent Strokes," is born in Maywood, California. Plato committed suicide on May 8, 1999, at age 34 by overdosing on the painkiller Lortab and the muscle-relaxant Soma.


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