On this day: October 5

Published On: Oct 04 2012 05:27:54 PM CDT   Updated On: Oct 05 2012 01:00:00 AM CDT

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 - Harry Truman
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1947: The first televised White House address is given by President Harry S. Truman. The president asks Americans to refrain from eating meat on Tuesdays and poultry on Thursdays to help stockpile grain for starving people in Europe.

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