On this day: October 11

Published On: Oct 10 2012 05:56:13 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 11 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

The first successful manned Apollo mission launches, John Lennon releases the song "Imagine," George Washington gets a posthumous promotion, and Anita Hill accuses Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment, all on this day.

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2002: Michael Moore's documentary "Bowling for Columbine" premieres in theaters. The film, which explores what Moore suggests are the causes for the Columbine High School massacre and other acts of violence with guns in America, would go on to win several awards, including the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature in 2003.