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January 2nd In Pop Culture History

1788 - Georgia became the 4th state to ratify U.S. constitution.

1818 - The British Institution of Civil Engineers was founded.

1839 - First known picture of the moon was taken by Louis Daguerre.

1834 - Pennsylvania opened its state liquor stores.

1870 - Construction began on the Brooklyn Bridge to cross the East River, in New York City.

1938 - Book publisher Simon and Schuster founded.

January 2, 1940 Birthday (fictional) Lenny Brisco, Law & Order, TV

1947 - Mahatma Gandhi's march for peace in East-Bengali.

1954 - #1 Hit January 2, 1954 - February 26, 1954: Eddie Fisher - Oh! My Pa-pa (O Mein Papa)

1959 - U.S.S.R. launched Mechta, Luna 1, for first lunar fly-by and first solar orbit.

1960 - John Reynolds set the age of solar system at 4,950,000,000 years (so in 2016, it became 4,950,000,056 years old)

1970 - Official US population is 203,302,031 people.

1974 - 55 MPH speed limit was imposed by the Richard Nixon administration.

2008 - Oil reached $100 per barrel for the first time.

2010 - #1 Hit January 2, 2010 - March 5, 2010: Kesha - Tik Tok

January 2nd
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Florence Lawrence (1886, d.1938)
Walter Baldwin (1889)
Lura Anson (1892)
Rex O'Malley (1901)
Sally Rand (1904)
Anna Lee (1913)
Isaac Asimov (1920)
Jason Evers (1922)
Larry Harmon (1925, d.2008)
Howard Caine (1928, d.1993)
Daisaku Ikeda (1928)
Art Prysock (1929)
Julius LaRosa (1930)
Dabney Coleman (1932)
Roger Miller (1936, d.1992)
John Consadine (1938)
Jim Bakker (1939)
Richard Cole (1946)
Jack Hanna (1947)
Kerry Minnear (1948)
Chick Churchill (1949)
Christopher Durang (1949)
Nadia Cassini (1951)
Ricky Van Shelton (1952)
Wendy Phillips (1952)
Graeme Strachan (1952)
Dawn Silva (1954)
Tex Brashear (1955)
Joanna Pacula (1957)
Kim Coates (1959)
Gabrielle Carteris (1961)
Todd Hayes (1961)
Sibohan Finneran (1966)
Tia Carrere (1967)
Cuba Gooding Jr. (1968)
Christy Turlington (1969)
Taye Diggs (1971)
Lucy Davis (1973)
Will Kirby (1973)
Tricia Helfer (1974)
Chris Cheney (1975)
Doug Robb (1975)
Dax Shepard (1975)
Mahee Paiement (1976)
Paz Vega (1976)
Devin Doherty (1978)
Karina Smirnoff (1978)
Suranne Jones (1979)
David Guyasi (1980)
Kate Bosworth (1983)
Kristen Hager (1984)
Loui Batley (1987)
Syesha Mercado (1987)
Shelley Hennig (1987)

1. A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.
2. A robot must obey any orders given to it by human beings, except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.
3. A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Law.

4. (Zeroth Law) A robot may not harm humanity, or, by inaction, allow humanity to come to harm.


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