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This day in history

Tuesday, Oct. 23, is the 297th day of 2012. There are 69 days left in the year.

Today’s birthdays: Baseball Hall-of-Famer and former US senator Jim Bunning (R-Ky.) is 81. Soccer great Pele is 72. Country singer Dwight Yoakam is 56. Community activist Martin Luther King III is 55. Actor Ryan Reynolds is 36.

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