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Today In History

Mon., Oct. 6, 1997

In, 1927: The first talking pictures, “The Jazz Singer,” starring Al Jolson, opened.

In 1949: Japanese wartime broadcaster Tokyo Rose, Iva Toguri D’Aquino, was sentenced in San Francisco to 10 years in prison and fined $10,000.

In 1973: Egypt and Syria attacked Israel during the Yom Kippur holiday.

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