Michelangelo starts working on David, the automobile claims its first fatality in America, the National Guard storms Attica, and the U.S. zeroes in on Osama bin Laden as the prime 9/11 suspect, all on this day.
1965: The Beatles' song "Yesterday" is released as a single in the United States, backed with a B-side of "Act Naturally." The song, which the band refused to allow release as a single in the U.K. because it was essentially a solo Paul McCartney song, would top the Billboard Hot 100 chart for four weeks, beginning on Oct. 9, 1965.
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