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1965 Sony Corp introduced its home video tape recorder, priced at $995
1966 NY Mets pass up Reggie Jackson to draft Steve Chilcott #1.  Jackson went on to play MLB for 5 teams/21 seasons and became known as MR. OCTOBER!

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1909 Jessica Tandy, London, actress (Birds, Cocoon, Batteries Not Included)
1917 – Dean Martin, Steubenville Ohio, American singer/actor
1940 Tom Jones (What’s New Pussycat)
1943 Ken Osmond, actor (Eddie Haskel-Leave it To Beaver)
1952 Liam Neeson, N Ireland, actor (Schindler’s List, Les Miserables)
1925 Three Stooges leader Moe Howard (28) weds Helen Schonberger
1937 Three Stooges member Curly Howard (33) weds Elaine Ackerman
1974 Actor Richard Harris (43) weds actress Ann Turkel (27)
1975 Academy Award-winning director Ron Howard (21) weds Cheryl Alley (21) at Magnolia Park United Methodist Church in Burbank, California
1980 Actor Mel Gibson (24) weds Robyn Moore (24) in Forestville, New South Wales


2008 – Jim McKay, American sportscaster (b. 1921)

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