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January 14

What happened on the day you were born?

In the headlines today:
 


1999
Bill Clinton: My Life   
House prosecutors request US president Bill Clinton's removal from office, during post-impeachment proceedings in the Senate.
(photo credit: Hutchinson)


 
1978 Punk artists The Sex Pistols perform their last concert, at San Francisco's Winterland Theater.
 
1973 The Miami Dolphins become the first NFL team to have a perfect season, remaining undefeated after beating the Washington Redskins, 14-7, in Super Bowl VII.
 
1972 Redd Foxx and Demond Wilson star in the comedy Sanford and Son, debuting on NBC-TV.
 
1970 The farewell concert of Diana Ross and the Supremes takes place at the Frontier Hotel in Las Vegas.
 
1969 Twenty-five crewmen, aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise, are killed in an explosion off the coast of Hawaii.
 
1964 The Beatles release their single I Wanna Hold Your Hand in the US.
 


1960
Elvis: The 50 Greatest Love Songs
Elvis Presley is promoted to sergeant in the US Army.
(photo credit: BMG)



 

1954
Inside Marilyn Monroe by John Gilmore (2007 Ferine Books)
Actress Marilyn Monroe weds former NY Yankees slugger, Joe DiMaggio.
(photo credit: Ferine Books)



 
1952 The Today show makes its debut on the NBC TV network.
 
1858 French emperor Napoleon III survives an assassination attempt.
 
1784 The American Revolution officially ends as the US and England ratify their peace treaty.
 
1742   English astronomer Edmond Halley, discoverer of Halley's Comet, dies at age 85.
 

Born today:

1969  Jason Bateman - actor

1969  Dave Grohl: Foo Fighters, Nirvana and Other Misadventures  
Dave Grohl - rock singer, guitarist (Foo Fighters); drummer (Nirvana, Queens of the Stone Age)
(photo credit: Independent Music Press)
 

1968  L.L. Cool J - rapper, actor

1967  Tom Rhodes - comedian, actor

1967  Emily Watson - actress

1965  Slick Rick - rapper

1963  Steven Soderbergh - movie director

1959  Geoff Tate - rock singer (Queensryche)

1949  Lawrence Kasdan - movie director

1948  T-Bone Burnett - singer, record producer

1948  Carl Weathers - actor (Happy Gilmore)

1947  Gene Washington - former Minnesota Vikings wide receiver

1943  Holland Taylor - actress

1941  Faye Dunaway - actress

1940  Julian Bond - NAACP chairman

1938  Jack Jones - singer (The Love Boat)

1938  Allen Toussaint - singer

1937  Billie Jo Spears - country singer

1936  Clarence Carter - blues singer

1929  Billy Walker - country singer

1926  Tom Tryon - actor (The Longest Day)

1920  George Herman - CBS news reporter

1919  Andy Rooney - CBS-TV commentator (60 Minutes)

1917  Billy Butterfield - jazz trumpeter

1906  William Bendix - actor (The Life of Riley)

1892  Hal Roach - movie producer, director

1875  Albert Schweitzer - philosopher, physician, humanitarian (Nobel Peace Prize winner, 1952)

1741  Benedict Arnold - US Army General, traitor

 

Born today? Your sign of the Zodiac is:
Capricorn   Capricorn    

(The Sea-Goat)

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