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 - Steve Jobs
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2011: Steve Jobs, the co-founder and longtime CEO of Apple Inc., dies of pancreatic cancer at the age of 56.

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