TODAY IN HISTORY - 10/30:

1938 - Orson Welles panics the USA with broadcast of HG Welles' "War of the Worlds"
2012 - Walt Disney purchases Lucasfilm Ltd and its rights for Star Wars and Indiana Jones for $4.05 billion

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY / ANNIVERSARY TO:

1933 - Michael S Dukakis, (Gov-D-Mass)/presidential candidate (D-1988)
1945 - Henry Winkler, NYC, actor (Fonz-Happy Days, Night Shift)
1951 - Harry Hamlin, Pasadena California, actor (Michael Kuzak-LA Law)

GOODBYE TO:

2000 - Steve Allen, American comedian, author, and composer (b. 1921)
2007 - Robert Goulet, American entertainer (b. 1933)

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