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Billy Joel's October anniversaries: '52nd Street,' Hall of Fame, a Paramount appearance, more

From Billy Joel's induction into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame and his release of "52nd Street" to his performance of the National Anthem before Game 1 of the 2000 World Series, here are the biggest October anniversaries of his career.

Oct. 2

Oct. 2 (2004): Joel marries his third wife,
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Oct. 2 (2004): Joel marries his third wife, Katie Lee, at his Centre Island home.

Oct. 11

Oct. 11 (1974):
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Oct. 11 (1974): "Streetlife Serenade" is released.

Oct. 13

Oct. 13 (1978):
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Oct. 13 (1978): "52nd Street" is released.

Oct. 13

Oct. 13 (2002): Joel and Elton John perform
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Oct. 13 (2002): Joel and Elton John perform together at the Nassau Coliseum.

Oct. 15

Oct. 15 (2006): Joel is inducted into the
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Oct. 15 (2006): Joel is inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame.

Oct. 16

Oct. 16 (2013): Joel plays a surprise concert
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Oct. 16 (2013): Joel plays a surprise concert at The Paramount in Huntington.

Oct. 21

Oct. 21 (2000): Joel sings the National Anthem
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Oct. 21 (2000): Joel sings the National Anthem before Game 1 of the 2000 World Series.

Oct. 21

Oct. 21 (1989): Joel performs on
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Oct. 21 (1989): Joel performs on "Saturday Night Live" for a second time.

Oct. 22

Oct. 22 (2017): Billy Joel and wife Alexis
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Oct. 22 (2017): Billy Joel and wife Alexis welcomed their second daughter, Remy Anne.

Oct. 23

Oct. 23 (1993): Joel performs on
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Oct. 23 (1993): Joel performs on "Saturday Night Live" for a third time.

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