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What is Today v3 300KENTUCKY (10/15/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•1789 - 1st presidental tour-George Washington in New England

•1920 - Birthday - Mario Puzo, NYC, novelist (Godfather, Cotton Club, Earthquake), (d. 1999)

•1937 - Ernest Hemingway novel "To Have & Have Not" published

•1948 - 38th US President Gerald R. Ford (35) weds department store fashion consultant Betty Ford (30) at Grace Episcopal Church in Grand Rapids, Ford

•1959 - "Untouchables" premieres

•1983 - Pat O'Brien, actor (Some like it hot), dies of heart attack at 83

•1989 - Billy Graham is given 1,900th star on Hollywood Blvd

•1993 - Nelson Mandela & South Africa president F W de Klerk awarded Nobel Peace Prize'

•2002 - Comedian Tom Green (30) divorces actress Drew Barrymore (26) due to irreconcilable differences after less than a year of marriage

•2003 - The Staten Island Ferry boat Andrew J. Barberi collides with a pier at the St. George
Ferry Terminal in Staten Island, killing 11 people and injuring 43.

•2011 - "Charmed" TV actress Shannen Doherty (40) weds photographer Kurt Iswarienko (37) in Malibu

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