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First CD Player

It’s the device that sparked a revolution in music. Sony debuted the compact disc player on October 1, 1982. It was only available in Japan at the time for close to $1,000. The first commercially released CD debuted on the same day: Billy Joel’s “52nd Street” album.

Cross Country Air Mail Service

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Truman Beats Dewey

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Margaret Chase Smith Runs for President

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