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Celebrity Birthdays for October 22 – Christopher Lloyd, Jeff Goldblum and More

Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Christopher Lloyd
Age: 74
Occupation: Actor
Known For: Playing Emmett “Doc” Brown in the ‘Back to the Future’ trilogy, Uncle Fester in ‘The Addams Family’ films, and Judge Doom in ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit,’ and playing Reverend Jim Ignatowski on the sitcom ‘Taxi’

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This Day in History for October 22 – First Vietnam War Casualties and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1934 – Charles “Pretty Boy” Floyd is shot by FBI agents in a cornfield in East Liverpool, Ohio (More info)

1957 – The United States suffers its first casualties in Vietnam (More info)

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This Day in History for October 14 – Yeager Breaks Sound Barrier and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1908 – The Chicago Cubs defeat the Detroit Tigers, clinching their last World Series to date (More info)

1912 – While campaigning in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, presidential candidate Theodore Roosevelt is shot and mildly wounded (More info)

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Celebrity Birthdays for October 10 – David Lee Roth, Brett Favre and More

Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

David Lee Roth
Age: 57
Occupation: Singer and Songwriter
Known For: His party-boy persona, being the on-again, off-again lead singer of the band Van Halen, hits with them such as ‘You Really Got Me,’ ‘Dance the Night Away,’ and ‘Panama,’ solo hits such as ‘Just a Gigolo,’ and recently reuniting with Van Halen for a new album

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This Day in History for October 9 – Che Guevara Executed and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1888 – The Washington Monument officially opens to the general public (More info)

1936 – Harnessing the power of the Colorado River, Hoover Dam begins sending electricity over transmission lines spanning 266 miles (More info)

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Celebrity Birthdays for October 9 – Jackson Browne, Sharon Osbourne and More

Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Jackson Browne
Age: 63
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, and Musician
Known For: Selling over 17 million albums in the US alone, singles such as ‘The Pretender,’ ‘Running On Empty,’ ‘Lawyers in Love,’ and ‘Somebody’s Baby,’ being a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and a long relationship with actress Daryl Hannah that ended amid allegations of domestic violence

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This Day in History for October 8 – Great Chicago Fire Begins and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1871 – The Great Chicago Fire begins and goes on to kill 250 people, leave 100,000 people homeless, and destroy thousands of buildings (More info)

1956 – The New York Yankees’ Don Larsen pitches the only perfect game in World Series history (More info)

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Celebrity Birthdays for October 8 – Sigourney Weaver, Matt Damon and More

Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Sigourney Weaver
Age: 62
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Starring in the ‘Alien’ franchise and in other films such as ‘Ghostbusters,’ ‘Gorillas in the Mist,’ and ‘Working Girl,’ and receiving three Academy Award nominations

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This Day in History for October 7 – California Elects Schwarzenegger and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1849 – Poet-writer Edgar Allan Poe dies at age 40 (More info)

1959 – USSR probe Luna 3 transmits the first ever photographs of the far side of the Moon (More info)

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This Day in History for October 5 – PBS Founded and More

beaHere’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1921 – The World Series is broadcast on the radio for the first time (More info)

1945 – A six-month strike by Hollywood set decorators turns into a bloody riot at the gates of Warner Brothers’ studios (More info)

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