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August 14, 1956: NASCAR driver and broadcaster Rusty Wallace was born in Arnold. His racing career began at the Lake Hill track in Valley Park.
This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.