October 6 in Pop Culture History

06October 6 in Pop Culture History

1876 – The American Library Association was founded.

1927 – Opening of The Jazz Singer with its Vitaphone sound-on-disc system, in New York City.

1948 (Earthquake) Ashgabat, Soviet Union

1948 – The first television network soap opera, Faraway Hill, is broadcast by the DuMont Network.

1973 – #1 Hit October 6, 1973 – October 19, 1973: CherHalf-Breed

1979 – #1 Hit October 6, 1979 – October 12, 1979: Robert JohnSad Eyes

1981 – Egyptian President Anwar al-Sadat was murdered by Khalid Islambouli.

1985 – Jem and the Holograms debuted, in syndication

1986 – Double Dare premiered on Nickelodeon

1990 – #1 Hit October 6, 1990 – October 12, 1990: Maxi PriestClose To You

2000 – CSI: Crime Scene Investigation premiered on CBS

2004 – Ghost Hunters premiered on Syfy

2007 – Jason Lewis completed the first human-powered circumnavigation of the globe (pedal power).

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