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Born on this Day in History: July 18, 1937 - American journalist Hunter S. Thompson is credited for creating Gonzo journalism, a highly personal style of reporting where a writer become so involved in the story that they become central figures in their piece. His style made him counterculture icon. Thompson was known for his steady use of illicit drugs and love of firearms. He committed suicide in 2005 after several bouts of poor health.
On this Day in History: July 18, 1960 - She was several inches short of five feet tall, even in socks and saddle shoes, and she weighed no more than 90 pounds, but her voice was that of a heavyweight. Just 15 years old but already five years into a professional recording career, "Little Miss Dynamite" Brenda Lee earned the first of her many smash pop hits when "I'm Sorry" reached the top of the Billboard charts on July 18, 1960.