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Diem Coup Sinks U.S. Deeper Into Vietnam

The coup to overthrow South Vietnam leader Ngo Dinh Diem, with Kennedy administration's backing, and his subsequent killing, get the U.S. further entangled in the Vietnam conflict....

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Quiz Show Scandal Unravels

Charles Van Doren, testifying in front of the U.S. Senate, admitted that he'd been given help by the producers of the Quiz Show 'Twenty One.' ...

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The Sinking of the Reuben James

The USS Reuben James was the first U.S. ship sunk by a German U-Boat in World War II, on Oct. 31, 1941. Woody Guthrie memorialized the incident in a song, here performed by the Kingston Trio....

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Ali KOs Foreman in 'Rumble in the Jungle'

Muhammad Ali knocked out George Foreman in the eighth run in their heavyweight championship fight held in Kinshasa, Zaire, on Oct. 30, 1974. Ali used a tactic called 'rope-a-dope' to drop a younger, stronger Foreman in a classic bout dubbed...

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Shootout at the O.K. Corral (Wyatt Earp)

The Gunfight at the O.K. Corral was a gunfight that occurred at about 3 p.m. on Oct. 26, 1881, in Tombstone, Arizona Territory. Contrary to popular belief, the gunfight did not actually occur at the O.K. Corral. In fact, it...

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Shootout at the O.K. Corral (Tombstone)

The Gunfight at the O.K. Corral was a gunfight that occurred at about 3 p.m. on Oct. 26, 1881, in Tombstone, Arizona Territory. Contrary to popular belief, the gunfight did not actually occur at the O.K. Corral. In fact, it...

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Groundball Through Buckner's Legs

Mookie Wilson's groudball skids past Red Sox first baseman Bill Buckner, giving the Mets an improbable victory in Game 6 of the 1986 World Series....

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Carlton Fisk Waves It Fair

Boston's Carlton Fisk waved his arms to will his high flyball fair, and when it did, the Red Sox won Game 6 of the 1975 World Series against the Cincinnati Reds, in one of the most dramatic baseball games in...

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