On this day: October 10

Published: Oct 09 2012 06:58:37 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 10 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

The Beach Boys release "Good Vibrations," a rebuilt London Bridge opens in the Arizona desert, a vice president resigns, and the entertainment world loses Yul Brynner, Orson Welles and Christopher Reeve, all on this day.

OTD October 10 - Dale Earnhardt Jr
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1974: Racecar driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., the son of NASCAR Hall of Famer Dale Earnhardt Sr., is born in Kannapolis, North Carolina. Earnhardt Jr. has 22 career victories on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, including the Daytona 500 in 2004 and 2014, and a total of 219 top-10 finishes.

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