October 7 in Pop Culture History

07October 7 in Pop Culture History

3761 BC – Today was the first day of creation, according to the Jewish Talmudic Calendar.

1737 (Cyclone) India

1919 – KLM, the Netherlands official airline, was founded.

1933 – Air France began, with the merger of 5 smaller French airlines.

1950 – Mother Teresa opened the Missionary of Charity

1952 – WFIL in Philadelphia introduced Bandstand (later called American Bandstand)

1958 – The US manned space-flight project was renamed Project Mercury. It was originally called Project Astronaut.

1982 – Cats (Broadway Musical) Opened on October 7, 1982 and Closed: September 10, 2000

1985 – The Achille Lauro was hijacked by Palestine Liberation Front. The hijackers killed wheel-chair bound Jewish-American passenger Leon Klinghoffer, throwing him overboard after shooting him.

1989 – #1 Hit October 7, 1989 – November 3, 1989: Janet JacksonMiss You Much

1996 – The Fox News Channel began broadcasting.

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