On this day: November 14

Published On: Nov 13 2012 02:18:16 PM EST   Updated On: Nov 14 2013 02:00:00 AM EST

America's first library opens, a plane crash kills most of the Marshall University football team, Princess Anne marries a commoner, and Michael Jackson premieres his "Black or White" video, all on this day.

OTD November 14 - Tony Richardson
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1991: English film director Tony Richardson, whose five-decade film career included "Look Back in Anger," "The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner," "Ned Kelly," "The Loved One," "The Charge of the Light Brigade" and "Tom Jones," dies of complications from AIDS at the age of 63 in Los Angeles, Calif. Richardson, whose five-year marriage to actress Vanessa Redgrave produced daughters Natasha Richardson and Joely Richardson, both actors, won Oscars for Best Picture and Best Director for "Tom Jones."


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