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Ronald Reagan: A Time for Choosing

"A Time for Choosing," also known as "The Speech," was presented on Oct. 27, 1964, during the U.S. presidential election campaign by Ronald Reagan on behalf of Republican candidate Barry Goldwater....

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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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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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World Series Interrupted by Earthquake

Al Michaels said "we're having an earth ..." when the ABC feed abruptly gone off the air on Oct. 17, 1989, during the pregame show of the World Series. There's a 20-second dead air period until the audio was restored....

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Chuck Yeager Breaks Sound Barrier

The Bell X-1, nicknamed "Glammorous Glennis" after the wife of Capt. Chuck Yeagers, was powered by RMI XLR-11 series rocket engines providing 26.7 kN of thrust. The airplane itself was shaped after the 12.7mm rifle bullet, being the only aerodynamically...

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World War II in Europe: Every Day

This video shows the changing front lines of the European Theater of World War II every day from the German invasion of Poland on Sept. 1, 1939 to the surrender of Germany on May 9, 1945....

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Don Larsen's Perfect Game in World Series

Yankees pitcher Don Larsen tossed the only perfect game in baseball playoff history in a 2-0 win over the Brooklyn Dodgers in Game 5 of the 1956 World Series....

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Theatrical Trailer for Dr. No

Theatrical trailer for Dr. No, the first James Bond film, released on Oct. 5, 1962....

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