On this day: October 4

POSTED: 05:01 PM PDT Oct 03, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Oct 03, 2013 

Work begins on Mount Rushmore, Sputnik is launched into space, the pope visits America for the first time, Janis Joplin is found dead of an overdose, all on this day.

OTD October 4 - The Longest Day
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20th Century Fox

1962: The World War II movie "The Longest Day," featuring a large ensemble cast including Kenneth More, Richard Todd, Richard Burton, Robert Mitchum, Sean Connery, Henry Fonda, Red Buttons, Peter Lawford and John Wayne, premieres in the United States. The movie, about World War II's D-Day on June 6, 1944, would be nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Picture, but win only Best Cinematography and Best Special Effects.

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