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 This day in History - January 27
427 Historic Events for January 27
1989

Okla's linebacker, Mark VanKeirsblilck assaults an Ok grad student

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1989

Kevin Johnson (Phoenix) begins NBA free throw streak of 57 games

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1989

German war criminals Fischer and Aus der Funten freed

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1990

Helen Jerome Eddy, actress (Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm), dies at 92

Death
1990

64th Australian Women's Tennis Steffi Graf beats MJ Fernandez (63 64)

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1991

79th Australian Mens Tennis: Boris Becker beats I Lendl (16 64 64 64)

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1991

Superbowl XXV: NY Giants beat Buffalo Bills, 20-19 in Tampa Superbowl MVP: Ottis Anderson, NY Giants, RB

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1991

Nadine Strossen is 1st female president of the ACLU

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1991

Dutch PSP, Pacifist Socialistic Party, disbands

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1992

19th American Music Award: C and C Music Factory, Michael Bolton win

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1992

Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, Brit actress (Eliza Dolittle), dies at 101

Death
1992

Gene Harris, entertainer, dies after long illness

Death
1992

Jane Fonda undergoes arthroscopic surgery on her right knee

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1992

Francesca Primus, columnist (Back Stage), dies at 45

Death
1992

Pres candidate Bill Clinton (D) and Genifer Flowers accuse each other of lying over her assertion they had a 12-year affair

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1992

Mike Tyson goes on trial for rape (he is found guilty)

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1992

"Crazy He Calls Me" opens at Walter Kerr Theater NYC for 7 perfs

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1993

Andre "the Giant" Roussimoff, WWF wrestler, dies of heart attack at 49

Death
1993

Erik M”rk, Danish actor (Europe), dies at 67

Death
1993

DC-3 crashes in Kinshasa, killing 12

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1994

Eddie Calhoun, jazz Bassist, dies at 72

Death
1994

"No Man's Land" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 61 performances

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1994

Carlos Reina succeeds pres Callejas in Honduras

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1994

Romanian social-democrats form government with anti-Semites

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1994

Claude Akins, actor (Rio Bravo, Lobo), dies of cancer at 75

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