On this day: May 10

POSTED: 02:38 PM PDT May 09, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT May 09, 2016 

The First Transcontinental Railroad is completed, "Rock Around the Clock" is released, The Incredible Hulk makes his debut, Wilt Chamberlain plays his last game, and Nelson Mandela is inaugurated, all on this day.

OTD May 10 - David Selznick
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1902: Film producer David O. Selznick, best known for producing the Best Picture Academy Award-winning movies "Gone With the Wind" and "Rebecca," is born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Selznick also produced movies such as "King Kong," "David Copperfield," "A Tale of Two Cities," "The Third Man," "Duel in the Sun" and "Spellbound" during his career. He died of a heart attack at age 63 on June 22, 1965.


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