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What is Today v3 purple 300KENTUCKY (10/29/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history

1929 – "Black Tuesday," Stock Market crashes triggering "The Great Depression"

1945 – First ball point pen goes on sale, 57 years after it is patented

1957 – Louis B. Mayer, producer for MGM, dies at 71

1957 – Birthday – Dan Castellaneta, American voice actor, best known as the voice of Homer Simpson

1960 – Muhammad Ali's first professional fight, beats Tunney Hunsaker in 6

1971 – Birthday – Winona Ryder, actress (Edward Scissorhands, Girl Interrupted)

1982 – Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson release "The Girl is Mine"

1998 – Space Shuttle Discovery blasts off on STS-95 with 77-year old John Glenn on board, making him the oldest person to go into space.

2010 – Country singer Randy Travis (51) divorces manager Lib Hatcher over a “state of incompatibility” after 19 years of marriage

2011 – Actress Eva Amurri (26) weds former Major League Soccer player Kyle Martino (31) in Charleston, South Carolina

2011 – Record-breaking snowstorm in the northeastern United States leaves nearly 2 million residents without power for more than 36 hours

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