On this day: October 5

Published On: Oct 04 2012 05:27:54 PM CDT   Updated On: Oct 05 2016 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 - Charlton Heston
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1956: The epic film "The Ten Commandments," directed by Cecil B. DeMille and starring Charlton Heston as Moses, premieres in theaters. The film, which was DeMille's last, was a box office success and would go on to receive seven Academy Award nominations including Best Picture, winning only for Best Visual Effects.

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