DYR Today, October 2

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“Born Today”

  • Samantha Barks (26)
  • Kristina and Karissa Shannon (27)
  • Dia Frampton (29)
  • Camilla Belle (30)
  • John Morris (32)
  • Brianna Brown (37)
  • Ayumi Hamasaki (38)
  • Mandisa (40)
  • Efren Ramirez (43)
  • Lene of Aqua (43)
  • Tiffany (45)
  • Kelly Ripa (46)
  • Maribel Verdú (46)
  • Gillian Welch (49)
  • Jeff Bennett (54)
  • Philip Oakey (61)
  • Lorraine Bracco (62)
  • Sting (65)
  • Annie Leibovitz (67)
  • Donna Karan (68)
  • Avery Brooks (66)
  • Don Mclean (71)
  • Rex Reed (78)
  • Mahatma Gandhi (RIP)
  • Julius Marx “Groucho Marx” (RIP)

“Died Today”

  • Rock Hudson (Born: November 17, 1925 / Died: October 2, 1985)
  • Harriet Nelson (Born: July 18, 1909 / Died: October 2, 1994)
  • Gene Autry (Born: September 29, 1907 / Died: October 2, 1998)
  • Tamara Dobson (Born: May 14, 1947 / Died: October 2, 2006)

“Movies”

“Music”

  • 1965 – The McCoys’ “Hang On Sloopy” was #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
  • 1969 – The Shocking Blue released “Venus” on this date
  • 1970 – Pink Floyd released Atom Heart Mother
  • 1971 – Rod Stewart had the #1 song on the Billboard chart with “Maggie May”
  • 1976 – Helen Reddy’s “I Can’t Hear You No More” was #1 on the Adult Contemporary chart
  • 1978 – Toto released “Hold the Line”
  • 1982 – John Cougar Mellencamp’s “Jack & Diane” was the #1 song
  • 1982 – Kenny Rogers had the #1 Adult Contemporary song with “Love Will Turn You Around”

“TV/Radio”

  • 1955 – Alfred Hitchcock Presents premiered on CBS
  • 1959 – Twilight Zone premiered on CBS
  • 1961 – Ben Casey premiered on ABC

“Other Important Events…”

  • 1950 – First comic strip of Peanuts (Charlie Brown), then titled Li’l Folks, was published
  • 1967 – Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black Supreme Court Justice on this date

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