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1902
Birthday of Carlo GambinoBirthday of Carlo Gambino (1902).Top 10 Infamous Gangsters

1926
Harry Houdini's last performanceHe was the most famous magician in history. http://www.WatchMojo.com learns more about the life and accomplishments of Harry Houdini.Harry Houdini: Biography

1930
Birthday of The Big BopperThe Day the Music Died: The Lives and Deaths of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Vales and J.P. The Big Bopper RichardsonThe Day the Music Died: Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper

1935
Death of Dutch SchultzDeath of Dutch Schultz, a mobster involved in bootlegging during Prohibition (1935)Top 10 Movie Portrayals of Real Life Gangsters

1936
Birthday of Rolling Stones' Bill Wyman Birthday of Bill Wyman [Rolling Stones] (1936)The History of The Rolling Stones

1939
Birthday of F. Murray AbrahamBirthday of F. Murray Abraham (1939)Top 10 Music Biopic Performances

1945
United Nations Day is FoundingUnited Nations Day [Founding of the United Nations] (1945)The United Nations: History and Functions

1947
Birthday of Kevin KlineBirthday of Kevin Kline (1947)Top 10 Fictional Movie Presidents

1969
Release: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance KidThe film Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is released (1969)Top 10 Movies of the 1960s
Top 10 Oscar-Winning Songs
Top 10 Movie Knife Fights

1983
Birthday of VV BrownHer music is alternative pop with a retro, 50s feel. http://www.WatchMojo.com speaks with singer, songwriter, fashion model and artist-to-watch VV Brown.Interview With VV Brown On Fashion

1983
The song Relax by Frankie Goes to Hollywood is releasedThe song Relax by Frankie Goes to Hollywood is released (1983)Top 10 Cheesiest One-Hit Wonders of the 1980s

1984
Release: The TerminatorThe film The Terminator is released (1984)Top 10 Career Defining Movies

1986
Birthday of DrakeBirthday of Hip Hop artist, Drake (1986)Drake Biography and Origins
Top 10 Hip-Hop Feuds and Rivalries

1986
Release: Soul ManThe film Soul Man is released (1986)Top 10 Racially Offensive Movie Characters

1994
Death of Raul JuliaDeath of Raul Julia (1994).Top 10 Posthumous Movie Performances

1994
Premiere of GargoylesPremiere of Disney animated TV series, 'Gargoyles' (1994).Top 10 Disney Animated TV Series

1997
Theatrical release of Gattaca.Theatrical release of Gattaca. THis science-fiction film presents a bio-punk vision of the future driven by eugenics.Top 10 Underrated Movies

1998
Debut of Cowboy BebopThe TV series Cowboy Bebop airs its first episode (1998)Top 10 Anime Series
Top 10 Anime Villains
Top 10 Anime Battles

2000
Release: Hybrid Theory is releasedHybrid Theory, the debut album from Linkin Park, is released (2000)The History of Linkin Park
Top 10 Linkin Park Songs

2000
Release: Mega Man Legends 2 is releasedThe latest entry in the Mega Man Legends franchise which has since gained a large fan following. A 3rd game was announced almost a decade later only for Capcom to infamously cancel the project.Top 10 Unresolved Videogame Storylines

2003
Concorde makes its last commercial flight Concorde makes its last commercial flight (2003)The History of Aviation

2005
Death of Rosa ParksBeginning with the end of the U.S. Civil War in 1865, African Americans toiled to reach equal status in the eyes of the lawHistory of the Civil Rights Movement

2008
Release: Saw VThe film Saw V is released (2008)Top 10 Saw Traps
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