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October 11th In Pop Culture History

1138 (Earthquake) Aleppo, Syria

1811 -The Juliana, began operation as the first steam-powered ferry service between New York City, New York, and Hoboken, New Jersey.

1852 - The University of Sydney, Australia's oldest university, opened.

1890 The Daughters of the American Revolution were founded, in Washington, DC.

1958 - NASA launched the lunar probe Pioneer 1.

1962 - Pope John XXIII convenes the Second Vatican Council, changing several rules, including saying The mass in the local languages and having the celebrant (priest) face the congregation.

1973 - Charles Hickson and Calvin Parker were abducted by aliens in Mississippi, and they told authorities.

1975 - #1 Hit October 11, 1975 - October 31, 1975: Neil Sedaka - Bad Blood

1984 - Aastronaut Kathryn D. Sullivan became the first American woman to perform a space walk, on the Space Shuttle Challenger.

October 11, 1985 (fiction) A Comedian died in New York, Watchmen, DC Comics

1986 - #1 Hit October 11, 1986 - October 24, 1986: Janet Jackson - When I Think of You

October 11, 19** Birthday (fictional) Hallie Parker and Annie James, The Parent Trap, Film

1997 - #1 Hit October 11, 1997 - January 16, 1998: Elton John - Candle in the Wind '97

2006 - 30 Rock premiered on NBC

October 11th Celebrity Birthdays

Now You Know...

Martha Maclsaac (1984)
MC Lyte (1971)
Matt Bomer (1977)
Art Blakey (1919)
Luke Perry (1965)
Eleanor Roosevelt (1884)
Joan Cusack (1962)
Prepositions are not words to end sentences with.


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