Thomas Edison announces the phonograph, "Frankenstein" and "Rocky" premiere 45 years apart, Tweety Bird makes his debut, and millions tune in to find out "who shot J.R.," all on this day.
1969: The first permanent link on the U.S. Department of Defense's Advanced Research Projects Agency Network (ARPANET), the precursor to the Internet, is established between UCLA and the Stanford Research Institute.
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