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October 3rd History

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October 3rd In Pop Culture History

1863 - The last Thursday in November was declared as Thanksgiving Day by US President Abraham Lincoln.

1872 - The Bloomingdale brothers opened their first store at 938 Third Avenue, in New York City.

1949 - WERD, the first black-owned radio station in the United States, opened in Atlanta. WERD was at 860 AM, and is now WAEC.

1955 - Captain Kangaroo premiered on CBS

1955 - The Mickey Mouse Club premiered on ABC

1957 - The California State Superior Court ruled that Allen Ginsberg's Howl and Other Poems was not obscene.

1960 - The Andy Griffith Show premiered on CBS

1961 - The Dick Van Dyke Show premiered on CBS

1985 - The Space Shuttle Atlantis makes its first flight.

1988 - Turner Network Television (TNT) began on cable, with Gone With The Wind

1992- Singer Sinead O'Conner stirred up controversy when she ripped up a picture of Pope John Paul II on Saturday Night Live

1995 - More than 150 million people tuned in for the announcement of the verdict in the O.J. Simpson trial. The not guilty verdict was met with both praise and criticism. So many people (100 million+) were watching/listening to the O.J. Simpson verdict that it cost an estimated $480 million in lost productivity.

1998 - #1 Hit October 3, 1998 - October 16, 1998: Monica - The First Night

2004 - Desperate Housewives premiered on ABC

2015 - #1 Hit October 3, 2015 - November 13, 2015: The Weeknd - The Hills

October 3rd
Celebrity Birthdays

Learned At The Movies...

Gwen Stefani (1969)
Chubby Checker (1941)
Tommy Lee (1962)
Lindsey Buckingham (1948)
India.Arie (1976)
Rob Liefeld (1968)
Eddie Cochran (1938)
Rev. Al Sharpton (1954)
Stevie Ray Vaughn (1954)
Ashlee Simpson (1984)
During all police investigations, it will be necessary to visit a strip club at least once.

 



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