On this day: October 10

Published On: Oct 09 2012 06:58:37 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 10 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

The Beach Boys release "Good Vibrations," a rebuilt London Bridge opens in the Arizona desert, a vice president resigns, and the entertainment world loses Yul Brynner, Orson Welles and Christopher Reeve, all on this day.

OTD October 10 - El Asnam earthquake
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National Geophysical Data Center

1980: A magnitude 7.3 earthquake shakes the Algerian town of El Asnam, followed three hours later by a 6.3 aftershock. At least 3,500 were killed and another 300,000 left homeless.

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