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October 25th In Pop Culture History

October 25, 3018 T.A. (fiction) The Council of Elrond was held, Lord of the Rings, Book

1938 - Archbishop of Dubuque, Francis J. L. Beckman, denounced swing music as "a degenerated musical system, turned loose to gnaw away at the moral fiber of young people."

1940 - Benjamin O. Davis, Sr. was named the first African American general in the United States Army.

1962 - Nelson Mandela was sentenced to five years in prison.

1964 - The Rolling Stones appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show.

1980 - #1 Hit October 25, 1980 - November 14, 1980: Barbra Streisand - Woman in Love

1982 - Newhart premiered on CBS

1983 - Microsoft released Word, version 1

1986 - #1 Hit October 25, 1986 - November 7, 1986: Cyndi Lauper - True Colors

October 25 Birthday (fictional) Squidward, SpongeBob Squarepants

1993 - The Rocky Horror Picture Show made its television debut on FOX, featured a intercut live cast performance.

October 25, 2001- Windows XP was released

2008 - #1 Hit October 25, 2008 - December 12, 2008: Britney Spears - Womanizer

October 25th Celebrity Birthdays

Now You Know...

Nancy Cartwright (1957)
David Furnish (1962)
Minnie Pearl (1912)
Helen Reddy (1941)
Billy Barty (1924)
Pablo Picasso (1881)

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