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OCTOBER 1

1935 Julie Andrews (English Actress, Singer, Children's Author) Julie Andrews Actors The Sound of Music Primary Children's Authors
Performing Artists
1890 Stanley Holloway (English Actor) English Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database
1920 Walter Matthau (Pennsylvania-born Actor) New York City Performing Artists Actors Film Biography.com
1921 James Whitmore New York Performing Artists Actors Film
1922 Yvonne DeCarlo Yvonne DeCarlo Actors Film
1930 Richard Harris (Irish Actor) Irish Performing Artists Actors Film Biography.com
1935 Julie Andrews (English Actress, Singer, Children's Author) Julie Andrews Actors The Sound of Music Primary Children's Authors
1939 Lilly Tomlin Lily Tomlin Stage and Theater Film Television
1945 Donny Hathaway (Chicago-born African-American Popular Singer) Chicago Performing Artists Popular Musicians African-American Performing Artists Internet Movie Database African American Registry
1946 Barry Gibb Barry Gibb Popular Musicians
Sports Figures
1945 Rod Carew Panamá Baseball Hall of Fame
1951 George Weah (Liberian Soccer Player, Politician, Philanthropist) Liberian Sports Figures Soccer African American Registry
1963 Mark McGwire (California-born Major League Baseball Player) California Sports Figures Baseball Biography.com
Deaths
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1880 John Philip Sousa Named Director of Marine Corps Band John Philip Sousa American Composers Marine Corp Band
1903 The Pittsburgh Pirates Defeat the Boston Pilgrims 5-3 in the First Game of the First Modern World Series Baseball Major League Baseball Historic Fists Library of Congress
1952 This Is Your Life Debuts on NBC Television Internet Movie Database
1955 The Honeymooners Debuts on CBS Television Internet Movie Database History Channel
1959 The First Episode of Twilight Zone Registered with U.S. Patent Office Television Patents & Trademarks Internet Movie Database USPTO
1961 Roger Maris Hits Home Run #61 Roger Maris Baseball USA Today Library of Congress New York Times
1971 Disney World Opens in Florida Florida Walt Disney New York Times
1975 Muhammad Ali Defeats Joe Frazier in the "Thrilla in Manila" Republic of the Philippines Muhammed Ali Boxing Hall of Fame BBC New York Times

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