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This Day in History for October 5 – PBS Founded and More

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Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1921 – The World Series is broadcast on the radio for the first time (More info)

1945 – A six-month strike by Hollywood set decorators turns into a bloody riot at the gates of Warner Brothers’ studios (More info)

1947 – The first televised White House address is given by US President Harry S. Truman (More info)

1962 – The Beatles release their first hit, ‘Love Me Do,’ in Britain (More info)

1970 – The Public Broadcasting Service, aka PBS, is founded (More info)

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