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President Clinton taking the oath before giving his testimony.

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It was on this day in 1998, President Bill Clinton’s testimony in the
Monica Lewinsky scandal aired on television.

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Clinton greets Lewinsky at a fundraiser before the scandal broke.

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On this day in 1981, the U.S. Senate confirmed Sandra Day O’Connor
to be the first female justice on the
U.S. Supreme Court.


Supreme Court Justice-nominee Sandra Day O’Connor talks with President Ronald Reagan outside the White House, July 15, 1981.

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Sandra Day O’Connor turned 88 in March.

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On this day in 1970, "NFL Monday Night Football" made its debut on ABC-TV. The game was between the Cleveland Browns and the New
York Jets. The Browns won 31-21.


From left to right: Howard Cosell, Keith Jackson and Don Meredith,
the original sportscasters for “Monday Night Football” at the first
game between the Jets and Browns.

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Stephen Edwin King is 71 years old today.

Author Stephen King ‘s bestselling horror, science fiction,
and suspense novels include Carrie, The Shining, Misery,
and The Dark Tower series. His numerous literary honors
include a
Bram Stoker Award, an O. Henry Award, and a
National Book Foundation Medal.

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From The shining (1980) starring Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duvall.

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ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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Buddy Holly (Charles Hardin Holley)
(September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959)

Buddy Holly was a singer, songwriter, and guitarist who along
with his band The Crickets pioneered rock with "That’ll Be the
Day," which topped the Billboard Best Sellers list.

He won a talent contest when he was five years old for singing
"Have You Ever Gone Sailing (Down the River of Memories)."

Rolling Stone ranked him as the thirteenth "Greatest Artist of
All Time." He died in a plane crash less than two years after
his career took off.

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STARR’S CAR GOES UP FOR AUCTION

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(AP) – On January 15, 1967, Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr
completed 16 of 23 passes for 250 yards, with two touchdowns and one interception as the Packers rolled over the Kansas City Chiefs 35-10 in
the first AFL-NFL World Championship game (which would later become
known as Super Bowl I). For his efforts, Starr was named the game’s
MVP and was awarded a shiny new 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray
convertible (above). That
Corvette is now going up for auction.

The car is documented with a tank sticker that says "Courtesy Delivery –
B. Starr." It presents with its original and patinated Goodwood Green
paint, which was chosen to match the Packers’ home jerseys and is
only slightly touched up. Just 48,000 miles show on the odometer
and the listing says they are believed to be original.

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The U.S. space shuttle Challenger exploded just after takeoff on this
day in 1986. All seven of its crewmembers were killed.

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President Ronald Reagan. 

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Sir Francis Drake (c. 1540 – January 28, 1596) 

Sir Francis Drake was an English sea captain, slave trader, and
privateer of the Elizabethan era. Drake carried out the second
circumnavigation of the world in a single expedition, from 1577
to 1580, and was the first to complete the voyage as captain
while leading the expedition throughout the entire trip. He died
of
dysentery after unsuccessfully attacking San Juan, Puerto
Rico
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Drake’s route around the world.

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José Julián Martí Pérez  (January 28, 1853 – May 19, 1895)

Marti was a Cuban National Hero and an important figure in Latin
American
literature
. He was a poet, essayist, journalist, philosopher,
translator, professor, publisher, Freemason, and political theorist.


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The Jose Marti memorial in Revolution Square at Havana, Cuba.

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Vince Lombardi was named head coach of the Green Bay Packers
on this day in 1959.


Lombardi
led the Packers to three straight and five total NFL Championships
in seven years, in addition to winning the first two
Super Bowls at the end of
the
1966 and 1967 NFL seasons. Following his sudden death from cancer in
1970, The NFL
Super Bowl trophy was named in his honor.

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Vincent Thomas Lombardi (June 11, 1913 – September 3, 1970)

Vince Lombardi Trophy to appear at Newark Museum in January 2014
The original Vince Lombardi Trophy.

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