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On this day: May 8

POSTED: 01:31 PM PDT May 07, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT May 07, 2013 

The first Westminster dog show takes place, Coca-Cola is sold for the first time, the Beatles release their final album, and the Soviet Union announces a boycott of the 1984 Summer Olympics, all on this day.

OTD May 8 - Peter Benchley
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Universal Pictures

1940: Author Peter Benchley, best known for his 1974 novel "Jaws," and for co-writing the screenplay for the summer blockbuster movie of the same name, is born in New York City.

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