On this day: November 7

Published On: Nov 06 2012 05:15:25 PM EST   Updated On: Nov 07 2013 02:00:00 AM EST

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 - Joni Mitchell
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1943: Folk singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell, whose popular songs like "Big Yellow Taxi" and "Woodstock" helped define an era and a generation, is born under the birth name Roberta Joan Anderson in Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada.

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