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This Day in History: "Born On The Fourth of July" tops box office

The film "Born on the Fourth of July" reached number one at the box office on January 21, 1990. The movie earned Tom Cruise his first Oscar nomination. CBSN looks back at the film and its popularity in the weekly segment, "The Way it Was."
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