On this day: October 8

Published On: Oct 05 2012 03:42:24 PM CDT   Updated On: Oct 08 2015 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 - Mystic River
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Warner Bros. Pictures

2003: The drama "Mystic River," starring Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, Kevin Bacon, Laurence Fishburne, Marcia Gay Harden and Laura Linney, and directed by Clint Eastwood, opens in limited release. The movie would be nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director, with Penn winning for Best Actor and Robbins winning Best Supporting Actor.


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