The Loch Ness Monster smiles for the camera -- sort of, Ellis Island closes, actor William Holden passes away, and Madonna releases "Like a Virgin," all on this day.
2011: Silvio Berlusconi resigns as prime minister of Italy due, in large part, to the European sovereign debt crisis.
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