On this day: October 5

POSTED: 6:27 PM Oct 04 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Oct 05 2012

James Bond debuts in theaters, the Beatles release their first single, PBS is founded, and Tylenol capsules are recalled amid seven deaths from tampering, all on this day.

OTD October 5 - Monty Python
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1969: The first episode of "Monty Python's Flying Circus" airs on the BBC. The sketch comedy series, which made Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin famous, would produce 45 episodes before going off the air on Dec. 5, 1974.

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