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 This day in History - January 29
426 Historic Events for January 29
1961

Mike Aldrete, US baseball infielder (Oakland Athletics, NY Yankees)

Birth
1961

US female Figure Skating championship won by Laurence Owen

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1961

US male Figure Skating championship won by Bradley Lord

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1962

Fritz Kreisler, Austria/US violinist/composer, dies at 86

Death
1962

Nicholas Turturro, Queens NY, actor (James Martinez-NYPD Blue)

Birth
1963

Michelle Bell, Melrose MA, LPGA golfer (1981 Mass School Girls Champ)

Birth
1963

Robert Lee Frost, US poet (New Hampshire, 4 Pulitzers), dies at 88

Death
1963

Jim Thorpe, Red Grange and George Halas elected to football hall of fame

Event
1964

Andre Reed, NFL wide receiver (Buffalo Bills)

Birth
1964

Alan Ladd, actor (Shane), dies at 50 in Palm Springs Calif

Death
1964

John Habyan, US baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)

Birth
1964

John Gallagher, rugby league player

Birth
1964

Unmanned Apollo 1 Saturn launcher test attains Earth orbit

Event
1964

NBC purchases AFL 5 year (1965-69) TV rights for $36 million

Event
1964

Most lopsided high-school basketball score 211-29 (Louisiana)

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1964

9th Winter Olympic games open in Innsbruck, Austria

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1964

Beatles record in German "Komm, Gib Mir Diene Hand" and "Sie Leibt Dich"

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1964

Stanley Kubrick's"Dr Strangelove," premieres

Event
1964

Roddy Frame, rock vocalist/guitarist (Aztec Camera-Stray)

Birth
1965

Tim Johnson, NFL defensive tackle (Washington Redskins)

Birth
1965

Michael Spisak, composer, dies at 50

Death
1965

John Larkin, actor (Saints and Sinners, 12 O'Clock High), dies at 52

Death
1965

Dominik Hasek, Pardubice CZE, NHL goalie (Czech Oly-Gold-98, Buffalo)

Birth
1965

Peter Lundgren, Sweden, tennis star

Birth
1966

Lawry and Simpson complete 244 opening stand v England, Adelaide

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