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Notable Historical Events for October 22nd

1984Paul McCartney releases "Give My Regards to Broad Street" soundtrack

1879Thomas Edison perfects carbonized cotton filament light bulb

1964French philosopher/author Jean-Paul Sartre refuses Nobel prize

1988Elton John sells out Madison Square Garden for a record 26th time

1928Herbert Hoover speaks of "American system of rugged individualism"

1962JFK addresses TV about Russian missile bases in Cuba

1978Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Houston Exchange Golf Classic Clubs

1966Ice hockey legend Bobby Orr scores his first career goal (vs Montreal Canadiens)

1978Pope John Paul II is inaugurated as Pope

1997Larry Flynt sells Hustler in a non-zoned area of Cincinnati

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Notable Birthdays on October 22nd

1917Joan Fontaine, Tokyo, Japan, British-American actress (Gunga Din, Ivanhoe, Rebecca), (d. 2013)

1968Shaggy [Orville Richard Burrell], Kingston, Jamaica, reggae rapper (Boombastic)

1913Robert Capa, Hungarian war photographer and photojournalist

1811Franz Liszt, Raiding Hungary, romantic composer/virtuoso pianist (Faust Symphony), (d. 1886)

October 22nd Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on October 22nd

1948Farm labor leader Cesar Chavez (21) weds labor activist Helen Fabela (20) in Reno, Nevada

1945Actress Eva Peron-Duarte (26) weds military officer Juan Perón (50)

2011Actor and comedian Robin Williams (60) weds graphic designer Susan Schneider at the luxurious Meadow Wood Resort in the Napa Valley town of St. Helena, California

1967Actor Morgan Freeman (30) weds Jeanette Adair Bradshaw

2001Tennis champion Andre Agassi (31) weds fellow tennis champion Steffi Graf (32) in Las Vegas, Nevada

1981Best-selling author Michael Crichton (39) weds broadcast journalist Suzanne Childs

October 22nd Weddings
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Notable Deaths on October 22nd

1906Paul Cézanne, French Post-Impressionist painter (b. 1839)

1975Arnold Toynbee, English historian/cultural sociologist, dies at 86

October 22nd Deaths
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