On this day: October 15

POSTED: 12:59 AM Oct 12 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Oct 15 2015

Napoleon goes into exile, "I Love Lucy" debuts, vice-presidential candidates debate for the first time, Wayne Gretzky sets the NHL's points record, and the nation meets "Balloon Boy" and his family, all on this day.

OTD October 15 - Dominic West
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1969: Actor Dominic West, best known for his role as Detective Jimmy McNulty in the HBO series "The Wire," is born in Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England. He's also appeared in the movies "28 Days," "300," "Rock Star" and "Hannibal Rising," and in the Showtime series "The Affair."


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