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Today in history: Oct. 20

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In 1947, the House Un-American Activities Committee opened hearings into alleged Communist influence and infiltration in the U.S. motion picture industry, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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In 1963, John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, was shot to death during a motorcade in Dallas, and more events that happen…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Bruce Hornsby, Chuck Schumer, Franco Nero, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi,…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Billie Jean King, Jamie Lee Curtis, Mark Ruffalo, Richard Kind, Sca…

In 1971, the People’s Republic of China was seated in the U.N. Security Council, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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In 2015, Northern Iowa stuns top-ranked North Carolina 71-67 for its first win over the nation’s No. 1 team. See more sports moments from this date:

In 2011, NASA’s Curiosity rover blasted off from the Kennedy Space Center on an 8 1/2-month, 354 million-mile journey to Mars, and more events…

Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Carly Rae Jepsen, Goldie Hawn, Ken Griffey Jr., Marlo Thomas, Micha…

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