On this day: October 19

POSTED: 2:05 PM Oct 17 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Oct 19 2015

The first disco opens, the United States slaps an embargo on Cuba, Martin Luther King Jr. is arrested at an Atlanta sit-in, and Saddam Hussein goes on trial, all on this day.

OTD October 19 - Tom Bosley
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2010: Actor Tom Bosley, known for playing Mr. Cunningham on the sitcom "Happy Days" and as the titular character on the TV drama "Father Dowling Mysteries," dies of heart failure at the age of 83 in Rancho Mirage, California.