On this day: October 5

POSTED: 04:27 PM MDT Oct 04, 2012    UPDATED: 12:00 AM MDT Oct 05, 2012 

James Bond debuts in theaters, the Beatles release their first single, PBS is founded, and Tylenol capsules are recalled amid seven deaths from tampering, all on this day.

OTD October 5 - Dave Kunst
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1974: David Kunst, seen here in Australia, completes the first journey around the world on foot. It took him four years and 21 pairs of shoes. He crossed four continents and walked 14,450 miles. He had started the journey from Waseca, Minn., on June 20, 1970, with his brother John and a pack mule named Willie Makeit, but his brother was shot and killed by bandits half way around the world in Afghanistan on Oct. 21, 1972, in an attack that also left David wounded.

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