DYR Today, January 22

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“Birthdays”

  • Logic (26)
  • Nick Simmons (27)
  • Ray Rice (29)
  • Willa Ford (35)
  • Beverley Mitchell (35)
  • Christopher Masterson (36)
  • Balthazar Getty (41)
  • Larry Birkhead (43)
  • Gabriel Macht (44)
  • Matt Iseman (45)
  • Olivia d’Abo (47)
  • Guy Fieri (48)
  • Steven Adler (51)
  • DJ Jazzy Jeff (51)
  • Diane Lane (51)
  • Linda Blair (58)
  • Jim Jarmusch (63)
  • Steve Perry (67)
  • John Hurt (76)
  • Seymour Cassel (81)
  • Piper Laurie (84) Featured Above
  • Sam Cooke (RIP)
  • Michael Hutchence (RIP)

“Death Anniversaries”

  • Jean-Louis Barrault (Born: September 8, 1910 / Died: January 22, 1994)
  • Telly Savalas (Born: January 21, 1922 / Died: January 22, 1994)
  • Lyndon B. Johnson (Born: August 27, 1908 / Died: January 22, 1973)
  • Joe Paterno (Born: December 21, 1926 / Died: January 22, 2012,)
  • Heath Ledger  (Born: April 4, 1979 /Died: January 22, 2008)

“Movies”

“Music”

  • 1962 – Bruce Channel released the single “Hey!  Baby”.
  • 1963 – Little Peggy March, who was just 14 years old, released the single ‘I Will Follow Him”.
  • 1966 – Stevie Wonder rose to #1 on the R&B chart with “Uptight (Everything’s Alright)”.
  • 1966 – Simon & Garfunkel scored their first #1 with a classic–“The Sound Of Silence”.
  • 1968 – Kenny Rogers & the First Edition released their first single–“Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)”.
  • 1972 – The #1 album was American Pie from Don McLean
  • 1973 – Gladys Knight & the Pips released the single “Neither One of Us (Wants To Be The First To Say Goodbye)”.
  • 1973 – Roberta Flack released the single “Killing Me Softly With His Song”.
  • 1979 – Anne Murray released the remake of the Carpenters song “I Just Fall In Love Again”.
  • 1979 –  Amii Stewart released the single “Knock On Wood”.
  • 1982 – Huey Lewis & the News released their breakthrough single “Do You Believe In Love”.
  • 1990 – Taylor Dayne released the single “Love Will Lead You Back”.
  • 1994 – Rod Stewart, Bryan Adams & Sting climbed to #1 with their collaboration–“All For Love”.
  • 1996 – Mary J. Blige released the single “Not Gon’ Cry”.
  • 2000 – Savage Garden rose to #1 with the smash “I Knew I Loved You”.

“TV & Radio”

  • 1947 – KTLA, Channel 5, in Hollywood, CA, began operation as the first commercial television station west of the Mississippi River.
  • 1956 – Raymond Burr starred as Captain Lee Quince in the “Fort Laramie” debut on CBS radio.
  • 1962 – Gene Chandler made his TV debut on “american Bandstand.”
  • 1968 – “Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In”, debuted on NBC TV.

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  • 1973 – Joe Frazier lost the first fight of his professional career to George Foreman. He had been the undefeated heavyweight world champion since February 16, 1970 when he knocked out Jimmy Ellis. The event was HBO’s first televised boxing match.
  • 1987 – Phil Donahue became the first talk show host to tape a show from inside the Soviet Union. The shows were shown later in the year.
  • 1990 – Guns ‘N’ Roses guitarist Slash used profanity numerous times on live television while accepting an American Music Award.
  • 2002 – Pat Summerall announced that he would leave his NFL broadcasting partner, John Madden, after they called the Super Bowl for Fox Sports. The two had worked together for 21 years.
  • 2010 – Conan O’Brien’s hosted his last episode of “The Tonight Show.”

“Other Important Events…”

  • 1889 – The Columbia Phonograph Company was formed in Washington, DC.
  • 1895 – The National Association of Manufacturers was organized in Cincinnati, OH.
  • 1917 – U.S. President Wilson pleaded for an end to war in Europe, calling for “peace without victory.” America entered the war the following April.
  • 1953 – The Arthur Miller drama “The Crucible” opened on Broadway.
  • 1962 – Cuba’s membership in the Organization of American States (OAS) was suspended.
  • 1970 – The first regularly scheduled commercial flight of the Boeing 747 began in New York City and ended in London about 6 1/2 hours later.
  • 1973 – Joe Frazier lost the first fight of his professional career to George Foreman. 1973 – The U.S. Supreme Court struck down state laws that had been restricting abortions during the first six months of pregnancy. The case (Roe vs. Wade) legalized abortion.
  • 1983 – Bjorn Borg retired from tennis. He had set a record by winning 5 consecutive Wimbledon championships.
  • 1984 – Apple introduced the Macintosh during the third quarter of Super Bowl XVIII.
  • 1997 – The U.S. Senate confirmed Madeleine Albright as the first female secretary of state.
  • 2000 – Elian Gonzalez’s grandmothers met privately with U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno as they appealed for help in removing the boy from his Florida relatives and reuniting him with his father in Cuba.
  • 2003 – It was reported that scientists in China had found fossilized remains of a dinosaur with four feathered wings.

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