On this day: October 7

POSTED: 1:24 PM Sep 17 2013   UPDATED: 1:00 AM Oct 07 2013
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Edgar Allen Poe dies, East Germany is born, "Cats" begins its domination of Broadway, "American Bandstand" goes off the air, and the U.S. invades Afghanistan, all on this day.