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OCTOBER 28

1897 Edith Head (California-born Film Set and Fashion Designer) Edith Head Film
Performing Artists
1902 Elsa Manchester (English Actress) English Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database
1921 Arturo "Chico" O'Farrill (Cuban-American Jazz Musician) Cuban Performing Artists Jazz Latin-American Performing Artists Internet Movie Database African American Registry
1936 Charlie Daniels (North Carolina-born Country Musician) North Carolina Performing Artists Country Musicians Internet Movie Database
1952 Annie Potts (Kentucky-born Actress) Kentucky Performing Artists Actors Television Internet Movie Database
1967 Julia Roberts (Georgia-born Actress) Julia Roberts Actors Film
Sports Figures
1928 Keith Jackson (Georgia-born Sportscaster) Georgia Sports Figures Media University of Georgia
1937 Lenny Wilkens (New York City-born African-American Member of the Basketball Hall of Fame) Lenny Wilkens Famous African Americans Basketball Hall of Fame
1949 Bruce Jenner (New York-born Olympic Decathlon Gold Medalist, Member of the Track and Field Hall of Fame) New York Sports Figures 1976 Summer Olympic Games Track and Field Hall of Fame
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
2006 Arnold "Red" Auerbach (New York City-born Member of the Basketball Hall of Fame) New York City Sports Figures Basketball Hall of Fame
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1905 Shaw's "Mrs. Warren's Profession" Closes After Only 5 Nights on Broadway George Bernard Shaw Plays The Internet Broadway Database The History Channel
1950 Jack Benny Television Show Debuts Jack Benny Television Internet Movie Database The History Channel
1973 Secretariat Runs His Final Race, a Win at the Canadian International Horse Racing The New York Times

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