Pepsi and UPS are born, Emmett Till is murdered, Martin Luther King Jr. shares his dream, and Prince Charles and Princess Diana divorce, all on this day.
2010: Fox News commentator and radio host Glenn Beck holds his "Restoring Honor" rally in Washington, D.C. A scientific estimate placed the crowd size around 87,000, while media reports varied dramatically from tens of thousands to 500,000.
The following five celebrity urban legends will likely live on long into the future, despite the fact that none of them is remotely true.
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