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.

OTD October 5 - Charlton Heston
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Paramount Pictures

1956: The epic film "The Ten Commandments," directed by Cecil B. DeMille and starring Charlton Heston as Moses, premieres in theaters. The film, which was DeMille's last, was a box office success and would go on to receive seven Academy Award nominations including Best Picture, winning only for Best Visual Effects.

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