On this day: October 10

POSTED: 5:58 PM Oct 09 2012   UPDATED: 1:00 AM Oct 10 2013

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.

OTD October 10 - Komla Agbeli Gbedemah
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1957: U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower apologizes to Komla Agbeli Gbedemah, finance minister of Ghana, and invites him to the White House after he is refused service at a Howard Johnson's restaurant in Dover, Del.

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