On this day: October 8

POSTED: 4:42 PM Oct 05 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Oct 08 2014

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 - Bruno Mars
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1985: Singer-songwriter and record producer Bruno Mars, best known for the No. 1 singles "Just the Way You Are," "Grenade," "Locked Out of Heaven" and "When I Was Your Man," is born under the birth name Peter Gene Hernandez in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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