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    Actor Rock Hudson poses by the swimming pool in his backyard at home in Hollywood in this 1984 photo. Hudson died October 2, 1985 at age 59.

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    A crowd at Pier 90, Hudson River, watches the ocean liner Queen Mary edge itself into a berth in New York on Oct. 2, 1962, after the ship was abandoned in mind-stream by tugboat crews.

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    A small girl pokes her head through the bars as others hang onto the fence outside Mexico City's Juarez Hospital on Oct. 2, 1985 waiting for word on the fate of their friends and family members still missing and presumed dead beneath the rubble of the hospital after an earthquake hit Mexico.

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    President Franklin Roosevelt’s family was well represented at the second game of the World Series at the Polo Grounds in New York on Oct. 2, 1936. Left to right: John Roosevelt, Mrs. Anna Roosevelt Boettiger, the President and Franklin Roosevelt Jr.

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    This unusual portrait of Alfred Hitchcock, master of screen suspense, comes from the Australia Hotel in Sydney, Australia. Hitchcock was caught in a moment of lesser triumph when he found his shoe under the chair after kicking it off during an interview. On October 2, 1955, the suspense anthology "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" premiered on CBS-TV.

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    U.S. President Ronald Reagan is framed by bibles and American flags during a campaign stop at the airport in Corpus Christi, Texas, on Oct. 2, 1984. The President was in the coastal city for only 30-minutes. The flags and bibles were lifted in the air by women from area homes for troubled youth.

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    Fans cheer as Ron Wood, left, and Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones perform the group's final number at the Rockford, Ill., Metro Centre, Oct. 2, 1981. Nine thousand people attended the concert, which the Stones agreed to do after receiving about 32,000 petitions from area music fans requesting an appearance.

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    This was the scene as thousands of citizens filed past the body of Pope John Paul I lying in state in St. Peter's basilica, Oct. 2, 1978.

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