On this day: March 10

Published: Mar 06 2014 07:04:29 PM EST   Updated On: Mar 10 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT

Alexander Graham Bell makes the first phone call, Pink Floyd releases their debut single, the Dixie Chicks spark controversy, and two teen idols die 22 years apart, all on this day.

OTD March 10 - Corey Haim
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2010: Actor Corey Haim, known for movies such as "Lucas," "Silver Bullet," "License to Drive" and "The Lost Boys," dies at age 38 in Burbank, Calif. Although the actor, whose on-screen pairings with friend Corey Feldman earned the duo the nickname "The Two Coreys," was troubled by drug addiction throughout his later career, the Los Angeles County coroner's office ruled that his death was due to pneumonia.

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