On this day: October 10

Published On: Oct 09 2012 05:58:37 PM CDT   Updated On: Oct 10 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

The Beach Boys release "Good Vibrations," a rebuilt London Bridge opens in the Arizona desert, a vice president resigns, and the entertainment world loses Yul Brynner, Orson Welles and Christopher Reeve, all on this day.

OTD October 10 - Dale Earnhardt Jr
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1974: Racecar driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., the son of NASCAR Hall of Famer Dale Earnhardt Sr., is born in Kannapolis, N.C. Earnhardt Jr. has 19 career victories on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, including the 2004 Daytona 500, and another 105 top five finishes.

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