On this day: October 5

Posted: 6:27 PM EDT Oct 04, 2012   Updated: 2:00 AM EDT Oct 05, 2015

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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