On this day: May 8

POSTED: 01:31 PM PDT May 07, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT May 07, 2016 

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 - Michael Gondry
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1963: Film director Michel Gondry, best known for movies such as "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," "Be Kind Rewind" and "The Green Hornet," is born in Versailles, France.


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