On this day: October 5

POSTED: 6:27 PM Oct 04 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Oct 05 2015

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 - Harry Truman
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1947: The first televised White House address is given by President Harry S. Truman. The president asked Americans to refrain from eating meat on Tuesdays and poultry on Thursdays to help stockpile grain for starving people in Europe.


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