A notorious pirate is captured and killed, RCA Victor buys Elvis' contract from Sun Records, the nation mourns a president, The Beatles release "The White Album," and "Toy Story" premieres, all on this day.
2005: Microsoft's Xbox 360 video game console goes on sale in the United States and Canada. The company would end up selling 326,000 of the consoles in North America over the next couple weeks.
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