On this day: October 8

POSTED: 4:42 PM Oct 05 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Oct 08 2015

Chicago burns, Don Larsen is perfection in the World Series, Jerry Lee Lewis records his biggest hit, and Martha Stewart reports to prison, all on this day.

OTD October 8 - Marathon Man
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Paramount Pictures

1976: The suspense thriller "Marathon Man," starring Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier and Roy Scheider, premieres in theaters. Olivier would earn an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in the film.


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