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 This day in History - October 5
384 Historic Events for October 5
1946

"Yours Is My Heart" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 36 perfs

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1947

1st Presidential address televised from White House-HS Truman

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1947

Brian Johnson, Australia, hard rocker (AC/DC-Whole Lotta Rosie)

Birth
1947

Al Gionfriddo makes a great catch off Joe Dimaggio in World Series

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1948

Sal Viscuso, Bkln NY, actor (Soap, Montefuscos)

Birth
1948

Brian Connolly, Scotland, rocker (Sweet)

Birth
1948

Delroy George Wilson, singer

Birth
1948

Lucius Ross, US pop guitarist (Funkadelic-One Nation Under a Groove)

Birth
1949

WBNS TV channel 10 in Columbus, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting

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1949

Brian McManus Connolly, musician

Birth
1949

WOR (now WWOR) TV channel 9 in NY-Secaucus, NY (IND) begins

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1950

Jeff Conaway, NYC, actor (Bobby-Taxi, Loving)

Birth
1950

"Pardon Our French" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 100 perfs

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1951

Leah Poulis Mueller, Berwyn Ill, speed skater (Olympic-gold-1980)

Birth
1951

Karen Allen, Illinois, actress (Cruising, Starman, Wanderers)

Birth
1952

6th NHL All-Star Game: 1st Team ties 2nd Team 1-1 at Detroit

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1952

Clive Barker, producer (Hell Raiser)

Birth
1952

19th congress of Communist Party meets in Moscow

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1953

James E Lascelles, grandson of English princess Mary

Birth
1953

Russell Mael, [Dwight Russel Day], Calif, rock vocalist (Sparks)

Birth
1953

Sandra "Puma" Jones, Kingston Jamaica, rocker (Black Uhuru)

Birth
1953

Friedrich Wolf, writer, dies at 64

Death
1953

John Stachniewski, scholar/teacher

Birth
1953

Earl Warren sworn in as 14th chief justice of US

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1953

50th World Series sees NY Yankees beat Dodgers, 4 games to 2, as NY Billy Martin's 12 hits set record; Yanks win record 5th consec WS

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