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January 28th In Pop Culture History

1807 - London's Pall Mall became the first street of any city to be illuminated by gaslight.

1813 - Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice was first published.

1915 - An act of the US Congress created the United States Coast Guard as a branch of the United States Armed Forces.

1934 - The first ski tow rope in the US, built by Robert Royce, was used for the first time in Woodstock, Vermont

1953 - J. Fred Muggs (a chimp) joined NBC's Today Show

1958 - The Lego Company patented the design of its Lego bricks.

1979 - CBS News Sunday Morning debuts with original host Charles Kuralt.

1986 - Space Shuttle Challenger 10 exploded 73 seconds after liftoff, killing astronauts Michael J. Smith, Dick Scobee, Ronald McNair, Ellison Onizuka, Gregory Jarvis, Judith Resnik and schoolteacher Christa McAuliffe.

January 28, 19** Birthday (fictional) Ernie, Sesame Street

1995 - #1 Hit January 28, 1995 - February 24, 1995: TLC - Creep

January 28, 19** RIP Gwen Stacy, Spider-Man, Marvel Comics

January 28th Celebrity Birthdays

Now You Know...

Elijah Wood (1981)
Joey Fatone (1977)
Nick Carter (1980)
Alan Alda (1936)
Mikhail Baryshnikov (1948)
Sarah McLachlan (1968)
Kathryn Morris (1969)
Barbi Benton (1950)

What is the ONLY English word that ends in "mt"?


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pop, as in 'popular' :(adjective) Pertaining to the common people, or the people as a whole as distinguished from any particular class.
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culture:(noun) That which is excellent in the arts.
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