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On this day: October 5

Published: Oct 04 2012 06:27:54 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 05 2012 02:00:00 AM EDT

James Bond debuts in theaters, the Beatles release their first single, PBS is founded, and Tylenol capsules are recalled amid seven deaths from tampering, all on this day.

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1795: Gen. Napoleon Bonaparte first rises to national prominence, being named to defend the French National Convention against armed counter-revolutionary rioters threatening the 3-year-old revolutionary government.

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