On this day: October 4

Published On: Oct 03 2012 08:01:41 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 04 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

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.

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1967: Actor Liev Schreiber, best known for the "Scream" movie franchise, "The Sum of All Fears," "X-Men Origins: Wolverine," "Salt" and the TV series "Ray Donovan," is born in San Francisco, California.