On this day: October 15

POSTED: 10:59 PM MDT Oct 11, 2012    UPDATED: 12:00 AM MDT 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 - Lee Iacocca
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1924: Lee Iacocca, an American businessman known for engineering the Ford Mustang and Ford Pinto cars, and for his revival of the Chrysler Corporation in the 1980s, is born in Allentown, Pennsylvania.


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