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It happened on a… October 6

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It happened on a… October 6


After 9 seasons & 3 Championships with the Chicago Bulls, Michael Jordan announces his retirement from the NBA; returns on March 18, 1995 and leads Bulls to another 3 NBA titles.

Non-natives erect barricade at Oka to protest actions of Kanesatake Mohawks.


Egypt and Syria attacked Israel in an attempt to win back territory that had been lost in the third Arab-Israel war. Support for Israel led to a devastating oil embargo against many nations including the U.S. and Great Britain on October 17, 1973. The war lasted 2 weeks.


“Spartacus”, directed by Stanley Kubrick and starring Kirk Douglas and Laurence Olivier, premieres in NYC.


Joseph Stalin proclaims the Soviet Union has the atomic bomb.


“The Jazz Singer”, directed by Alan Crosland, starring Al Jolson and May McAvoy, released, 1st film with a soundtrack (Honorary Academy Award 1928).


In Paris, the Moulin Rouge opened its doors to the public for the first time.


The National League kicked the Cincinnati Reds out for selling beer.

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