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January 29th In Pop Culture History

1845 - Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Raven' was published in the New York Evening Mirror.

1861 - Kansas became the 34th state.

1886 - Karl Benz patented the first successful gasoline-driven automobile.

1924 - The first US patent (#1481813) for an ice cream cone rolling machine was issued to Carl R. Taylor of Cleveland, Ohio

1959 - Walt Disney's 'Sleeping Beauty' was released. The Beauty, Princess Aurora, only appeared on screen for about 18 minutes as an 'adult', but she was actually a sixteen year-old.

1967 - The Mantra-Rock Dance (the 'Ultimate High') took place in San Francisco and features Janis Joplin, Grateful Dead, Allen Ginsberg and others.

1977 - #1 Hit January 29, 1977 - February 4, 1977: Rose Royce - Car Wash

January 29, 19** Birthday (fictional) Arthur Curry (Aquaman), DC Comics

2000 - #1 Hit January 29, 2000 - February 18, 2000: Savage Garden - I Knew I Loved You

2011 - #1 Hit January 29, 2011 - February 18, 2011: Britney Spears - Hold It Against Me

2015 - Malaysia officially declared the disappearance of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 (disappeared on March 8, 2014) an accident and its passengers and crew presumed dead.

January 29th Celebrity Birthdays

Now You Know...

Heather Graham (1970)
Tom Selleck (1945)
Sara Gilbert (1975)
John Forsythe (1918)
Nicholas Turturro (1962)
Oprah Winfrey (1954)
William McKinley (1843)
Jonny Lang (1980)
Edward Burns (1968)
W.C. Fields (1880-1946)
Victor Mature (1913-1999)
Ann Jillian (1950)
You are very likely to survive any battle in any war unless you make the mistake of showing someone a picture of your sweetheart back home.

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