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 This day in History - January 8
467 Historic Events for January 8
1931

Bill Graham, Germany, rock promoter (Fillmore)

Birth
1932

Ratification of present SF City Charter

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1933

Jean-Marie Straub, France, director (Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach)

Birth
1933

Charles Osgood, NYC, news anchor (CBS Weekend News)

Birth
1934

Jacques Anquetil, France, Tour de France bicycle racer (5-time winner)

Birth
1934

Roy Kinnear, Lancashire England, actor (TW3, Help!, The 3 Musketeers)

Birth
1934

Piet Dankert, Dutch politician (PvdA)

Birth
1934

Alexandre Stavisky, French swindler, dies

Death
1934

Michael Grierson Jarrett, archaeologist

Birth
1934

Jaap Speyers "Bluejackets" premieres in Amsterdam

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1935

Elvis Aaron Presley, Tupelo Miss, singer (Blue Suede Shoes, Hounddog)

Birth
1935

Jesse Garon Presley, stillborn twin brother of Elvis

Birth
1935

Spectrophotometer patented, AC Hardy

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1935

Nolan Miller, Burkburnett Tx, fashion designer (Dynasty, Love Boat)

Birth
1936

Ferdinand Hartzenberg, South African minister of Education (1979-82)

Birth
1937

Robert Moran, composer

Birth
1937

John Felix August Korling, composer, dies at 72

Death
1937

-50øF (-45.6øC), San Jacinto, Nevada (state record)

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1937

Shirley Bassey, Cardiff Wales, singer (Goldfinger, Moonraker)

Birth
1938

Bradman scores 107 for South Australia v Qld (1st innings)

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1938

Bob Eubanks, Flint Mich, TV host (Newlywed Game)

Birth
1939

Yvette Mimieux, Hollywood Cal, actr (Time Machine, Where the Boys Are)

Birth
1940

Little Anthony [Gourdine], rocker (and Imperials)

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1940

Anthony Gaurdine, (Little Anthony and Imperials-Goin Out of My Head)

Birth
1940

Britain's 1st WW II rationing (bacon, butter and sugar)

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