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THE SOCIAL NETWORK

On October 5, 1983: Actor Jesse Eisenberg was born in Queens. He is known for his award-winning performance as Mark Zuckerberg in the 2010 film The Social Network and has appeared in a number of other highly acclaimed films, including The Squid and the Whale as well as Woody Allen’s To Rome With Love. 


NICKY HILTON

On October 5, 1983: Socialite Nicky Hilton was born in New York City. Although she is best known for her various media appearances, she has also had numerous business ventures, including launching her own clothing line and working as a model.

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WORLD SERIES ON THE RADIO

On October 5, 1921: The World Series was broadcasted on the radio for the very first time. The Yankees took on the Giants and sportswriter Grantland Rice parlayed the action on the field for all to hear.

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