On this day: October 8

Posted: 4:42 PM EDT Oct 05, 2012   Updated: 2:00 AM EDT Oct 08, 2015

Chicago burns, Don Larsen is perfection in the World Series, Jerry Lee Lewis records his biggest hit, and Martha Stewart reports to prison, all on this day.

OTD October 8 - Nick Cannon
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1980: Actor and rapper Nick Cannon, who got his start as a teenager on "All That" before going on to host "The Nick Cannon Show," "Wild 'N Out" and "America's Got Talent," is born in San Diego, California. Cannon has also acted in movies such as "Drumline," "Love Don't Cost a Thing" and "Roll Bounce."


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