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January 20th In Pop Culture History

January 20, 1992 was a Good Day for rapper Ice Cube.

1265 - 1st English Parliament was called into session by Earl of Leicester.

1835 (Volcano Eruption) Cosigüina

1920 - American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) was founded.

1929 - In Old Arizona, the first full-length talking motion picture filmed outdoors, was released.

1930 - The first radio broadcast of The Lone Ranger took place in Detroit (WXYZ)

January 20, 1933 Birthday (fictional) Hannibal Lecter, cannibal, Books/Movies

1965 - The Beatles appeared on ABC's Shindig.

1968 - #1 Hit January 20, 1968 - February 2, 1968: John Fred & His Playboy Band - Judy in Disguise (With Glasses)

1981 - Twenty minutes after Ronald Reagan was inaugurated, Iran released 52 American hostages.

1981 - President Regan's first inauguration (Jan 20, 1981) was the warmest on record at 55°F, while his second inauguration (Jan 21, 1985) was the coldest on record at 7°F

1989 - Ronald Reagan became the 1st President elected in a '0' year (1980) since 1840, to leave office as President while still alive.

1990 - #1 Hit January 20, 1990 - February 9, 1990: Michael Bolton - How Am I Supposed to Live Without You

1998- Dawson's Creek premiered on The WB

2000 - SoapNet debuted)


January 20, 2006 - High School Musical aired on The Disney Channel

January 20th
Celebrity Birthdays

Hip Hop Trivia

Yvette Gulibert (1867, d.1944)
Finlay Currie (1878)
Lead Belly (1888, d.1949)
Roscoe Ates (1892)
Eva Jesseye (1895)
George Burns (1896, d.1996)
Rolfe Sedan (1896)
Mae Busch (1897)
Colin Clive (1900, d.1937)
Leon Ames (1903)
Paula Wessely (1908)
Christopher Casson (1912)
Wensley Pithey (1914)
Alex Nicol (1919)
DeForest Kelley (1920, d.1999)
Fredrico Fellini (1920)
Slim Whitman (1923, d.2013)
Michael Higgins (1926)
Patrica Neal (1926, d.2010)
Peter Donat (1928)
William Berger (1928, d.1993)
Arte Johnson (1929)
Earl Grant (1931)
Ron Townson (1933)
Tom Baker (1934)
Joan Weston (1935)
Dorothy Provine (1937)
Pierre LaLonde (1941)
Eric Stewart (1945)
David Lynch (1946)
George Grantham (1947)
Malcolm McLaren (1947)
Mel Pritchard (1948)
Liza Goddard (1950)
Ian Hill (1952)
Paul Stanley (1952)
Wyatt Knight (1955)
Bill Maher (1956)
Lorenzo Lamas (1958)
James Denton (1963)
Victoria Sellers (1964)
Heather Small (1965)
Greg Kriesel (1965)
John Michael Montgomery (1965)
Tracii Guns (1966)
Rainn WIlson (1966)
Joe Pasquale (1967)
Stacey Dash (1967)
Melissa Rivers (1969)
Nicky Wire (1969)
Skeet Ulrich (1970)
Mitch Benn (1970)
Kerri Kenney-Silver (1970)
Edwin McCain (1970)
Gary Barlow (1971)
Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson (1971)
David Eckstein (1975)
Melody (1977)
Joy Giovanni (1978)
Rob Bourdon (1979)
Will Young (1979)
Matthew Tuck (1980)
Christine Bleakley (1981)
Crystal Lowe (1981)
Erin Wasson (1982)
Joe Swash (1982)
Paula Taylor (1983)
Olivia Hallinan (1984)
Toni Gonzaga (1984)
January 20, 1992 was a Good Day for rapper Ice Cube.
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