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 - Mario Lemieux
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6darlinp at the English language Wikipedia

1965: Hockey Hall of Famer Mario Lemieux, who won two Stanley Cups with the Pittsburgh Penguins in 1991 and 1992, is born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The Penguins also won another Stanley Cup under his ownership in 2009 and he led Team Canada to a gold medal at the 2002 Winter Olympics. He won the Hart Trophy as the NHL's most valuable player during the regular season three times, the Art Ross Trophy as the league's points leader six times, and the Conn Smythe Trophy in 1991 and 1992. At the time of his retirement in 2006, he was the NHL's seventh-ranked all-time scorer with 690 goals and 1,033 assists.

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