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October 2

World Smile Day

International Day of Non-Violence

1932 The New York Yankees win the World Series over the Chicago Cubs

1950 The comic strip Peanuts is first published

1954 New York Giants become World Series champs finishing off 4 Games to 0 over the Cleveland Indians.

1957 The Bridge on the River Kwai Debuts

1970 Pink Floyd release the album Atom Heart Mother

1973 Mean Streets Directed by Martin Scorsese starring Robert De Niro & Harvey Keitel

1979 Bob Marley & The Wailers release the album Survival

1985 Rock Hudson pass away from AIDS

1991 Eric Lindros doesn’t sign with the Quebec Nordiques the team that drafted him

1991 The Toronto Blue Jays clinch the American League Title

2009 Zombieland opens in theatres

Happy Birthday

1890 Groucho Marx actor comedian

1951 Sting musician

1960 Glen Anderson NHL hockey player 6 x Stanley Cup Champion

1966 Yokozuna WWE Superstar

1969 Badly Drawn Boy musician

1970 Kelly Ripa talk show host

1971 Tiffany singer

1974 Sam Roberts musician

1988 Brittany Howard musician in the band Alabama Shakes

1989 Kristina Shannon playboy playmate

1989 Karissa Shannon Playboy playmate

1990 Samantha Barks actress Les Misérables



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