On this day: October 8

POSTED: 4:42 PM Oct 05 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Oct 08 2015

Chicago burns, Don Larsen is perfection in the World Series, Jerry Lee Lewis records his biggest hit, and Martha Stewart reports to prison, all on this day.

OTD October 8 - Matt Damon
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1970: Actor Matt Damon, best known for his roles in such movies as "Good Will Hunting," "The Departed" and the "Bourne" series, and an Oscar-winner along with Ben Affleck for their script for "Good Will Hunting," is born in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


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