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On this day: October 30

Published On: Oct 30 2012 12:50:30 AM CDT   Updated On: Oct 30 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

Orson Welles broadcasts "The War of the Worlds," buffalo wings are born, Ali and Foreman square off in the "Rumble in the Jungle," and Michael Jordan returns to the NBA, all on this day.

OTD October 30 - PC Engine Console
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1987: In Japan, NEC releases the first 16-bit (fourth generation) video game console, the PC Engine, which was later sold in other markets, including the United States, under the name TurboGrafx-16.

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