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October 19th In Pop Culture History

1512 - Martin Luther earned a doctorate of theology.

1798 - Chief Justice John Jay was sworn in as the first Chief Justice of the United States.

1957 - #1 Hit October 19, 1957 - October 25, 1957: The Everly Brothers - Wake Up Little Susie

October 19, 1957 Birthday (fictional) Michael Myers, Halloween, Film

1974 - #1 Hit October 19, 1974 - October 25, 1974: Billy Preston - Nothing from Nothing

1982 - St. Elsewhere premiered on NBC

1985 - #1 Hit October 19, 1985 - October 25, 1985: a-ha - Take On Me

1987 - The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell by 22% (508 points), named Black Monday.

2003 - Mother Teresa was beatified (step before sainthood) by Pope John Paul II.

2004 - The Biggest Loser premiered on NBC.

October 19, 2009 (fictional) The Earth was destroyed in a solar flare in Knowing, Film

1999 - East End Show - The Lion King (Musical) October 19, 1999

Broadway Show - Memphis (Musical) October 19, 2009

2012 - Built in 1952, Big Tex, a 52-foot statue and icon in Dallas was destroyed by fire in the 2012 State Fair of Texas.

October 19th Celebrity Birthdays

Learned At The Movies...

Pras (1972)
Evander Holyfield (1962)
Peter Max (1937)
John Lithgow (1945)
Annie Golden (1951)
Robert Fleishman (1979)
If your town is threatened by an imminent natural disaster or killer beast, the mayor's first concern will be the tourist trade or his forthcoming art exhibition.

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