Marie Antoinette loses her head, the Cuban Missile Crisis begins, Baby Jessica is pulled from the well, and the Million Man March takes over Washington, D.C., all on this day.
1947: Film director David Zucker, who directed the movies "Airplane!," "Top Secret" and "Ruthless People" with Jim Abrahams and his brother Jerry Zucker, is born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Zucker also went on to direct the movies "The Naked Gun," "The Naked Gun 2½," "BASEketball," "Scary Movie 3" and "Scary Movie 4."
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