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October 5 (add):

  • 1947 – President Harry Truman, in the very first presidential address from the White House to be televised, asks Americans to cut back on their use of grain in order to help starving Europeans.
  • 1986 - The Iran-Contra scandal is made public, ending in 11 members of the Reagan administration being convicted of various crimes.