On this day: October 10

Published On: Oct 09 2012 06:58:37 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 10 2014 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.

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1956: The movie "Giant," starring Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson and James Dean, premieres in New York City. The movie was the last of Dean's three films as a leading actor, and earned him his second and last Academy Award nomination. He was killed at age 24 in a car accident before the film was released.