The world's first motor show opens in Paris, Marie Curie receives her second Nobel Prize, Muhammad Ali fights his last fight, and Bernie Madoff is arrested, all on this day.
1987: The drama "Wall Street," starring Michael Douglas, Charlie Sheen and Daryl Hannah, and directed by Oliver Stone, premieres in theaters. The film, which tells the story of Bud Fox (Sheen), a young stockbroker desperate to succeed who becomes involved with his hero, Gordon Gekko (Douglas), a wealthy, unscrupulous corporate raider, would earn Douglas an Academy Award for Best Actor.
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