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Oct. 9, 2007

The Dow hit its pre-financial crisis high, on Oct. 9, 2007, which is also its highest close of all time until March 5, 2013. On the same day, a New Jersey hospital suspended workers for prying into the medical records of George Clooney, who was treated for a motorcycle accident.

Traders, left, give each other a high five on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the closing bell, Monday, Oct. 1, 2007 in New York, and right, Actor George Clooney and then-girlfriend Sarah Larson, arrive at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York, on Monday, Sept. 24, 2007.

Dow Jones Average Closed Above 15,000

Dow Jones Average closed above 15,000 for the first time in history on Tuesday, May 7th 2013. We take a look at some other notable events in Dow Jones' history through images from the Associated Press.