On this day: October 16

Published On: Oct 15 2012 11:02:35 AM CDT   Updated On: Oct 16 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

Marie Antoinette loses her head, the Cuban Missile Crisis begins, Baby Jessica is pulled from the well, and the Million Man March takes over Washington, D.C., all on this day.

OTD October 16 - Deborah Kerr
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2007: Scottish actress Deborah Kerr, whose films included "The King and I," "An Affair to Remember" and "From Here to Eternity," and who earned six Oscar nominations for Best Actress in her career, dies from the effects of Parkinson's disease at the age of 86 in Botesdale, Suffolk, England.

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