On this day: October 11

POSTED: 3:56 PM Oct 10 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Oct 11 2015

The first successful manned Apollo mission launches, John Lennon releases the song "Imagine," George Washington gets a posthumous promotion, and Anita Hill accuses Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment, all on this day.

OTD October 11 - Steve Young
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1961: Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young, who led the San Francisco 49ers to three Super Bowl titles, is born in Salt Lake City, Utah. Young was named the Most Valuable Player of the NFL in 1992 and 1994, and the MVP of Super Bowl XXIX in 1995. He played collegiately at Brigham Young University and is also an inductee of the College Football Hall of Fame.


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