OCTOBER 11: The Daily Flashback

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1881: David Henderson Houston patented the first roll film for cameras.
1929: JC Penney opened a store in Milford, Delaware, making it a nationwide company with stores in all 48 states.
1963: The Beatles’ “She Loves You” was certified gold.
1968: Apollo 7 – the first manned Apollo mission – was launched with Wally Schirra, Don Fulton Eisele and R. Walter Cunningham aboard.
1973: The divorce between Elvis and Priscilla Presley was finalized.
1975: “Saturday Night Live” (initially titled “Saturday Night”) was broadcast for the first time. George Carlin was the host and musical guests were Janis Ian (“At Seventeen,” “In the Winter”) and Billy Preston (“Nothing from Nothing,” “Fancy Lady”).
1984: Aboard the space shuttle Challenger, Kathryn D. Sullivan became the first female astronaut to space walk.
1988: Sarah McLachlan’s debut album, Touch, was released.
1990: Nirvana played their first show with David Grohl on drums.

BIRTHDAYS
1918: Jerome Robbins
1919: Art Blakey
1932: Dottie West
1943: Gene Watson
1948: Daryl Hall
1971: MC Lyte
1992: Cardi B

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