On this day: October 15

Published On: Oct 12 2012 12:59:17 AM EDT   Updated On: Oct 15 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT

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.

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1942: Actress and film director Penny Marshall, best known for playing Laverne DeFazio on the sitcom "Laverne and Shirley," is born in The Bronx, New York. Marshall is also known for directing such movies as "Big," "Awakenings" and "A League of Their Own."