On this day: October 3

Published On: Oct 03 2012 01:53:54 AM EDT   Updated On: Oct 03 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

Bobby Thomson hits the "shot heard 'round the world," Woody Guthrie passes away, Germany comes together, and O.J. Simpson is found not guilty, all on this day.

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1959: Actor Jack Wagner, best known for his roles on the soap operas "General Hospital," "Santa Barbara," "The Bold and the Beautiful" (pictured) and "Melrose Place," is born Peter John Wagner II in Washington, Missouri. Wagner has also recorded five albums and topped the Billboard charts with the 1985 ballad "All I Need," which reached No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 and hit No. 1 on the Adult Contemporary chart.