TODAY IN HISTORY - 10/27:

1954 - Walt Disney's 1st TV show, "Disneyland", premieres on ABC
1985 - KC Royals beat St Louis Cards, 4 games to 3 in 82nd World Series
1988 - "ET" released to home video (14 million presold)
2004 - The Boston Red Sox win the World Series for the first time in 86 years

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY / ANNIVERSARY TO:

1858 - Theodore Roosevelt, NYC, (R) 26th Pres (1901-09; Nobel 1906), (d. 1919)
1940 - John Gotti, Bronx NY, mafia head of the Gambino family
1942 - Lee Greenwood, Los Angeles, California, American country singer (God Bless the USA)
1964 - Singers Sonny & Cher wed, Cher wore bell-bottoms

GOODBYE TO:

 

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