Spanish author Miguel de Cervantes (Don Quixote) born.
Gene Autry, the Singing Cowboy was born near Tioga, Texas.
Italian director Michelangelo Antonioni (Blow-up) born in Ferrara, Italy.
Swedish film star Anita Ekberg (La Dolce Vita) was born in Malmø, Sweden.
Singer Jerry Lee Lewis born in Ferridy, Louisiana, in 1935.
A national scare began when it was discovered that some bottles of the pain-killer Tylenol on the counter shelves had been tampered with and contained lethal doses of cyanide.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average falls 777.68 points, the largest single-day point loss in its history.
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