On this day: October 25

Posted: 5:24 PM EDT Oct 24, 2012   Updated: 2:00 AM EDT Oct 25, 2015

Pablo Picasso is born, the first domestic microwave oven goes on sale, Led Zeppelin debuts in concert, the U.S. invades Grenada, and Bill Buckner blows it for the Red Sox, all on this day.

OTD October 25 - Halloween
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1978: The horror movie "Halloween," starring Donald Pleasence and Jamie Lee Curtis, in her film debut, and directed, produced and scored by John Carpenter, premieres in Kansas City, Missouri. The film would prove to be the first installment in what would become the "Halloween" franchise, now totaling 10 movies featuring the masked murderer Michael Myers.


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