On this day: October 4

POSTED: 7:01 PM Oct 03 2012   UPDATED: 1:00 AM Oct 04 2015

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.

OTD October 4 - Dakota Johnson
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1989: Actress Dakota Johnson, the daughter of "Miami Vice" actor Don Johnson, is born in Austin, Texas. She is best known for her roles in "Fifty Shades of Grey," "The Social Network" and "Black Mass," as well as the lead role in the short-lived sitcom "Ben and Kate."


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