On this day: July 7

Published On: Jul 09 2013 12:26:27 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 07 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

Sliced bread goes on sale for the first time, Elvis Presley makes his radio debut, Led Zeppelin plays their last concert, Oliver North testifies at the Iran-Contra hearings, and Michael Jackson is remembered by family and friends, all on this day.

OTD July 7 - Pirates of the Caribbean
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2006: The action-adventure sequel "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" opens in theaters. The movie, the second in the film franchise inspired by the Walt Disney theme park ride of the same name, starred Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom and Keira Knightley. It would set several records in its first three days, with an opening weekend of $136 million in the United States, and it was, at the time, the fastest film ever to gross more than $1 billion at the worldwide box office.

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