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1946 - US President Harry Truman ends wage/price freeze.

1953 - Supreme Court rules Major League baseball exempt from anti-trust laws.

1965 - Several U.S. states and parts of Canada are hit by a series of blackouts lasting up to 13 hours in the Northeast Blackout of 1965.

1969 - "Bridge over Troubled Water" single recorded by Simon & Garfunkel.

1984 - Wes Craven's horror film "A Nightmare on Elm Street" premieres in the US.

1985 - Gary Kasparov becomes the youngest ever world chess champion (22), with a 13-11 win over fellow Russian Anatoly Karpov.
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