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 This day in History - January 16
361 Historic Events for January 16
1973

USSR's Lunakhod 2 begins radio-controlled exploration of Moon

Event
1974

Kate Moss, Addiscomb Surrey England, model (Calvin Klein)

Birth
1974

"Jaws" by Peter Benchley is published

Event
1974

L A Landslide kills 9, Canyonville, Oregon

Event
1974

NY Yankees Mickey Mantle and Whitey Ford elected to Hall of Fame

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1976

Trisha Stillwell, Miss USA-Oklahoma (1997, top 10)

Birth
1976

Peter Frampton released platinum live album "Frampton Comes Alive"

Event
1976

"Donny and Marie" [Osmond] musical variety show premieres on ABC TV

Event
1977

Cap's H Monahan scored on 2nd penalty shot against Islanders

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1978

5th American Music Award: Stevie Wonder, Fleetwood Mac and C Twitty

Event
1978

Soyuz 27 returns to Earth

Event
1979

Ted Cassidy, actor (Lurch-Addams Family), dies at 46

Death
1979

Fred Elizalde, composer, dies at 71

Death
1979

Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlevi of Iran flees Iran for Egypt

Event
1980

Paul McCartney jailed in Tokyo for 10 days on marijuana possession

Event
1980

Anna van Wageningen-Salomons, Dut author (Unspoilt Dream), dies at 94

Death
1981

Ivan Lendl intentionally loses a match in Volvo Masters in order to avoid having to play Bjorn Borg

Event
1981

Boxer Leon Spinks is mugged, his assailants even took his gold teeth

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1981

John Lennon releases "Woman" in UK

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1981

Protestant gunmen shoot and wound Bernadette Devlin McAliskey and husband

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1981

Bernard Lee, actor (Fallen Idol, Dr No), dies at 73

Death
1984

11th American Music Award: Michael Jackson

Event
1984

Paul and Linda McCartney arrested in Barbados-possession of cannabis

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1985

"Playboy" announces end of stapling centerfolds

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1986

Police arrested 3 IRA-terrorists in Amsterdam

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