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1906
Birthday of Ed GeinBirthday of Ed Gein, an American serial killer (1906)Top 10 Infamous Serial Killers in America (REDUX)

1908
Birthday of Donald BradmanBirthday of Donald Bradman (1908)Top 10 Greatest Sports Nicknames

1908
Birthday of Lyndon B. JohnsonLyndon B. Johnson, the 36th President of the United States, is bornLyndon Johnson Biography: U.S. President, Great Society

1953
Birthday of Rush's Alex LifesonBirthday of Rush's Alex Lifeson (1953).Top 10 Instrumental Songs: Classic Rock and Roll

1956
Birthday of Glen Matlock.Birthday of Glen Matlock, bassist for the Sex Pistols (1956).History of the Sex Pistols: Johnny Rotten, Sid Vicious

1964
Release: Mary PoppinsThe film Mary Poppins is released (1964)Top 10 Worst Movie Accents
Top 10 Movie Characters That Can Fly

1976
Birthday of Sarah ChalkeBirthday of Sarah Chalke (1976)Top 10 TV Replacement Characters

1976
Manfred Mann's Earth Band album, The Roaring Silence, is releasedManfred Mann's Earth Band album, 'The Roaring Silence,' with the song, 'Blinded by the Light,' is releasedTop 10 Misheard Lyrics

1979
Birthday of Aaron PaulBirthday of Aaron Paul (1979)Top 10 Breaking Bad Scenes

1982
Release: Different SeasonsStephen King's Different Seasons collection, which includes the novellas that became the films The Shawshank Redemption, Stand By Me and Apt Pupil, is released (1982)Top 10 Stephen King Adaptations

1990
Death of Stevie Ray Vaughan Death of Stevie Ray Vaughan (1990)Top 10 Guitarists of All Time (REDUX)
Top 10 Solo Guitarists

1991
Release: TenPearl Jam release their debut album, Ten (1991)Top 10 Pearl Jam Songs
Top 10 Grunge Bands (REDUX)
Top 10 Debut Rock Albums
Top 10 Controversial Music Videos

1992
Release of Mario Kart for the SNES.Release of Mario Kart for the SNES. This was the first game in the long running Nintendo racing series.Top 10 Racing Games

1997
Release: HoodlumThe film Hoodlum is released (1997)Top 10 Movie Portrayals of Real Life Gangsters

2001
Release: Release date of Mario Kart: Super CircuitRelease date of Mario Kart: Super Circuit the first Mario Kart entry released on a handheld console.Top 10 Gameboy Advance Games

2002
Release: 30 Seconds to Mars Self-titled Album is released30 Seconds to Mars Self-titled Album is released (2002).10 Questions with 30 Seconds to Mars

2004
Release: Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2The film Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2 is released (2004)Top 10 Worst Movies of All Time

2006
Deadwood endsThe TV show Deadwood airs its last episode (2006)Top 10 HBO Shows of All Time
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