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October 6th History

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October 6th In Pop Culture History

1876 - The American Library Association was founded.

1927 - Opening of The Jazz Singer with its Vitaphone sound-on-disc system, in New York City.

1948 (Earthquake) Ashgabat, Soviet Union

1948 - The first television network soap opera, Faraway Hill, is broadcast by the DuMont Network.

1973 - #1 Hit October 6, 1973 - October 19, 1973: Cher - Half-Breed

1979 - #1 Hit October 6, 1979 - October 12, 1979: Robert John - Sad Eyes

October 6, 1981 Birthday (fictional) Dr. Rajesh Koothrappali, Big Bang Theory, TV

1981 - Egyptian President Anwar al-Sadat was murdered by Khalid Islambouli.

1985 - Jem and the Holograms debuted, in syndication

1986 - Double Dare premiered on Nickelodeon

1990 - #1 Hit October 6, 1990 - October 12, 1990: Maxi Priest - Close To You

2000 - CSI: Crime Scene Investigation premiered on CBS

2004 - Ghost Hunters premiered on Syfy

2007 - Jason Lewis completed the first human-powered circumnavigation of the globe (pedal power).

October 6th
Celebrity Birthdays

Learned At The Movies...

Elisabeth Shue (1963)
Thor Heyerdahl (1914)
Bruno Sammartino (1936)
Matthew Sweet (1964)
Carole Lombard (1908)
Cars that crash will almost always burst into flames.
"I've lived by a man's code designed to fit a man's world, yet at the same time I never forget that a woman's first job is to choose the right shade of lipstick."
-Carole Lombard

 



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