On this day: October 8

Published On: Oct 05 2012 03:42:24 PM CDT   Updated On: Oct 08 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

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 - Sigourney Weaver
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1949: Actress Sigourney Weaver, best known for movies like "Alien," "Ghostbusters," "Working Girl," "Gorillas in the Mist" and "Avatar," is born under the birth name Susan Alexandra Weaver in Manhattan, N.Y.

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