October 2 in Pop Culture History

02October 2 in Pop Culture History

1187 – Saladin captured Jerusalem from Balian of Ibelin.

1893 – Cheniere Caminada Hurricane, Louisiana

1950 – Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz was first published.

1955 – Alfred Hitchcock premiered on CBS

1958 – The Huckleberry Hound Show premiered, in syndication

1959 – The anthology series The Twilight Zone premiered on CBS.

1965 – #1 Hit October 2, 1965 – October 8, 1965: The McCoysHang On Sloopy

1967 – Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first African-American justice of United States Supreme Court.

1968 – The Tlatelolco massacre took place in Mexico City. 30-300 student protesters and supporters were killed.

1971 – #1 Hit October 2, 1971 – November 5, 1971: Rod StewartMaggie May / Reason to Believe

1982 – #1 Hit October 2, 1982 – October 29, 1982: John CougarJack and Diane

2000 – Triple Play (3 cars) was played for the first time on The Price is Right.

2002 – The Beltway sniper attacks began. Paul LaRuffa, a 55-year-old pizzeria owner, was shot six times at close range – he survived, but 17 other people did not.

2006 – Five school girls were murdered by Charles Carl Roberts in a shooting at an Amish school in Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania

2010 – #1 Hit October 2, 2010 – October 29, 2010: Bruno MarsJust the Way You Are

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