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January 22nd - Happy Birthday John Hurt


Today is Sunday, Jan. 22, the 22nd day of 2012. There are 344 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:
On Jan. 22, 1912, the Florida Keys Over-Sea Railroad, which connected the Keys with the mainland, went into service; aboard the first train to reach Key West was the line’s founder, Henry Flagler. (Following the damaging 1935 Labor Day hurricane, the rail line from the mainland was abandoned and replaced with a highway.)

On this date:
In 565, Eutychius is deposed as Patriarch of Constantinople by John Scholasticus.
In 1498, during his third voyage to the Western Hemisphere, Christopher Columbus arrived at the present-day Caribbean island of St. Vincent.
In 1506, The first contingent of 150 Swiss Guards arrives at the Vatican.
In 1521, Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, opens the Diet of Worms.
In 1689, The Convention Parliament convenes to determine if James II, the last Roman Catholic king of England, had vacated the throne when he fled to France in 1688.
In 1771, Spain cedes Port Egmont in the Falkland Islands to the United Kingdom.
In 1824, The Ashantis defeat British forces in the Gold Coast.
In 1849, Second Anglo-Sikh War: The Siege of Multan ends after nine months when the last Sikh defenders of Multan, Punjab, surrender.
In 1863, The January Uprising breaks out in Poland, Lithuania and Belarus. The aim of the national movement is to regain Polish-Lithuanian-Ruthenian Commonwealth from occupation by Russia.
In 1877, Arthur Tooth, an Anglican clergyman is taken into custody after being prosecuted for using ritualist practices.
In 1879, Anglo-Zulu War: Battle of Isandlwana, Zulu troops defeat British troops.
In 1879, Anglo-Zulu War: Battle of Rorke's Drift, 139 British soldiers successfully defend their garrison against an intense assault by four to five thousand Zulu warriors.
In 1889, Columbia Phonograph is formed in Washington, D.C.
In 1890, The United Mine Workers of America is founded in Columbus, Ohio.
In 1899, Leaders of six Australian colonies meet in Melbourne to discuss confederation.
In 1901, Edward VII is proclaimed King after the death of his mother, Queen Victoria.
In 1905, Bloody Sunday in St. Petersburg, beginning of the 1905 revolution.
In 1906, SS Valencia runs aground on rocks on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, killing more than 130.
In 1915, Over 600 people are killed in Guadalajara, Mexico, when a train plunges off the tracks into a deep canyon.
In 1917, President Woodrow Wilson pleaded for an end to war in Europe, calling for “peace without victory.” (By April, however, America also was at war.)
In 1919, Act Zluky is signed, unifying the Ukrainian People's Republic and the West Ukrainian National Republic.
In 1922, Pope Benedict XV died; he was succeeded by Pius XI.
In 1924, Ramsay MacDonald becomes the first Labour Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
In 1927, First live radio commentary of a football match anywhere in the world, between Arsenal F.C. and Sheffield United at Highbury.
In 1941, World War II: British and Commonwealth troops capture Tobruk from Italian forces during Operation Compass.
In 1944, World War II: The Allies commence Operation Shingle, an assault on Anzio, Italy.
In 1946, Iran: Qazi Muhammad declares the independent people's Republic of Mahabad at Chuwarchira Square in the Kurdish city of Mahabad. He is the new president; Hadschi Baba Scheich is the prime minister.
In 1946, Creation of the Central Intelligence Group, forerunner of the Central Intelligence Agency.
In 1947, KTLA, the first commercial television station west of the Mississippi River, begins operation in Hollywood, California.
In 1957, Israel withdraws from the Sinai Peninsula.
In 1957, The New York City "Mad Bomber", George P. Metesky, is arrested in Waterbury, Connecticut and is charged with planting more than 30 bombs.
In 1959, Knox Mine Disaster: Water breaches the River Slope Mine near Pittston City, Pennsylvania in Port Griffith; 12 miners are killed.
In 1962, The Organization of American States suspends Cuba's membership.
In 1962, one of Hollywood’s most famous, as well as tumultuous, romances bloomed as Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton filmed their first scene together on the set of “Cleopatra” at the Cinecitta (chee-nay-chee-TAH’) studios in Rome.
In 1963, The Elysée treaty of cooperation between France and Germany is signed by Charles de Gaulle and Konrad Adenauer.
In 1968, Apollo 5 lifts off carrying the first Lunar module into space.
In 1968, Operation Igloo White, a US electronic surveillance system to stop communist infiltration into South Vietnam begins installation.
In 1969, A gunman attempts to assassinate Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev.
In 1970, The Boeing 747, the world's first "jumbo jet", enters commercial service for launch customer Pan American Airways with its maiden voyage from John F Kennedy International Airport to London Heathrow Airport.
In 1971, The Singapore Declaration, one of the two most important documents to the uncodified constitution of the Commonwealth of Nations, is issued.
In 1973, The Supreme Court of the United States delivers its decision in Roe v. Wade, legalizing elective abortion in all fifty states.
In 1973, former President Lyndon B. Johnson died at age 64.
In 1973, A chartered Boeing 707 explodes in flames upon landing at Kano Airport, Nigeria, killing 176.
In 1984, the Los Angeles Raiders defeated the Washington Redskins 38-9 to win Super Bowl XVIII (18), played at Tampa Stadium in Florida. (The game broadcast on CBS-TV featured Apple Computer’s famous “1984” ad introducing the Macintosh computer.)
In 1987, Pennsylvania treasurer R. Budd Dwyer, convicted of defrauding the state, proclaimed his innocence at a news conference before shooting himself to death in front of horrified spectators.
In 1987, Philippine security forces open fire on a crowd of 10,000–15,000 demonstrators at Malacañang Palace, Manila, killing 13.
In 1990, Robert Tappan Morris, Jr. is convicted of releasing the 1988 Internet Computer worm.
In 1991, Gulf War: Three SCUDs and one Patriot missile hit Ramat Gan in Israel, injuring 96 people. Three elderly people die of heart attacks.
In 1992, Rebel forces occupy Zaire's national radio station in Kinshasa and broadcast a demand for the government's resignation.
In 1995, Israeli-Palestinian conflict: Beit Lid massacre, In central Israel, near Netanya, two suicide bombers from the Gaza Strip blow themselves up at a military transit point killing 19 Israelis.
In 1995, Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy died at the Kennedy compound at Hyannis Port, Mass., at age 104.
In 1997, the Senate confirmed Madeleine Albright as the nation’s first female secretary of state.
In 1999, Australian missionary Graham Staines and his two sons are burned alive by radical Hindus while sleeping in their car in Eastern India.
In 2002, Kmart becomes the largest retailer in United States history to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
In 2006, Evo Morales is inaugurated as President of Bolivia, becoming the country's first indigenous president.
In 2007, At least 88 people are killed when two car bombs explode in the Bab Al-Sharqi market in central Baghdad, Iraq.

Ten years ago: Kmart Corp. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. (Kmart emerged from bankruptcy in 2003.) Jack Shea, a gold medal-winning speedskater and patriarch of the nation’s first family with three generations of Olympians, died in Lake Placid, N.Y., of injuries suffered in a car accident; he was 91.

Five years ago: A car bombing of a predominantly Shiite commercial area in Baghdad killed 88 people. Iran announced it had barred 38 nuclear inspectors on a United Nations list from entering the country in apparent retaliation for U.N. sanctions imposed the previous month.

One year ago: Drawing inspiration from the revolt in Tunisia, thousands of Yemenis demanded the ouster of President Ali Abdullah Saleh in a noisy demonstration that appeared to be the first large-scale public challenge to the strongman. Pope Benedict XVI told priests to do a better job counseling would-be spouses to ensure their marriages last, and said that no one had an absolute right to a wedding.

Today’s Birthdays: Former Sen. Birch Bayh, D-Ind., is 84. Actress Piper Laurie is 80. Actor Seymour Cassel is 77. Author Joseph Wambaugh is 75. Actor John Hurt is 72. Singer Steve Perry is 63. Country singer-musician Teddy Gentry (Alabama) is 60. Movie director Jim Jarmusch is 59. Hockey Hall-of-Famer Mike Bossy is 55. Actress Linda Blair is 53. Actress Diane Lane is 47. Actor-rap DJ Jazzy Jeff is 47. Country singer Regina Nicks (Regina Regina) is 47. Rhythm-and-blues singer Marc Gay (Shai) is 43. Actor Gabriel Macht is 40. Actor Balthazar Getty is 37. Actor Christopher Kennedy Masterson is 32. Pop singer Willa Ford is 31. Actress Beverley (cq) Mitchell is 31. Rock singer-musician Ben Moody is 31. Actress Sami Gayle (TV: “Blue Bloods”) is 16.

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Today is Tuesday, Jan. 22, the 22nd day of 2013. There are 343 days left in the year.

Today's Highlights in History:
On Jan. 22, 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court, in its Roe v. Wade decision, legalized abortions using a trimester approach. Former President Lyndon B. Johnson died at his Texas ranch at age 64.

One year ago: Longtime Penn State coach Joe Paterno, who'd won more games than anyone in major college football but was fired amid a child sex abuse scandal that scarred his reputation, died at age 85. The New England Patriots beat the Baltimore Ravens 23-20 in the AFC championship game. The New York Giants defeated the San Francisco 49ers 20-17 in the NFC championship game.

Today's Birthdays: Former Sen. Birch Bayh, D-Ind., is 85. Actress Piper Laurie is 81. Actor Seymour Cassel is 78. Author Joseph Wambaugh is 76. Actor John Hurt is 73. Singer Steve Perry is 64. Country singer-musician Teddy Gentry (Alabama) is 61. Movie director Jim Jarmusch is 60. Hockey Hall-of-Famer Mike Bossy is 56. Actress Linda Blair is 54. Actress Diane Lane is 48. Actor-rap DJ Jazzy Jeff is 48. Country singer Regina Nicks (Regina Regina) is 48. Rhythm-and-blues singer Marc Gay (Shai) is 44. Actor Gabriel Macht is 41. Actor Balthazar Getty is 38. Actor Christopher Kennedy Masterson is 33. Pop singer Willa Ford is 32. Actress Beverley (cq) Mitchell is 32. Rock singer-musician Ben Moody is 32. Actress Sami Gayle (TV: "Blue Bloods") is 17.

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In 1973, The Supreme Court of the United States delivers its decision in Roe v. Wade, legalizing elective abortion in all fifty states.



And they were back arguing about it yesterday...

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yeah, and they'll likely still be arguing about it until certain people realize it's not the Government's place to get involved with personal choices the woman has to make.

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Today is Wednesday, Jan. 22, the 22nd day of 2014. There are 343 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On Jan. 22, 1984, the Los Angeles Raiders defeated the Washington Redskins 38-9 to win Super Bowl XVIII (18), played at Tampa Stadium in Florida; the CBS-TV broadcast featured Apple Computer's famous "1984" commercial introducing the Macintosh computer.

Ten years ago: South Dakota politician Bill Janklow was sentenced to 100 days in jail for an auto accident that killed a motorcyclist, Randy Scott. (The 64-year-old Republican was released on May 17, 2004.) Enron Corp.'s former top accountant, Richard Causey, surrendered to federal authorities; he pleaded not guilty to conspiracy and fraud charges. (Causey later pleaded guilty to securities fraud and was sentenced to 5 1/2 years in prison; he served 4 3/4 years.) Actress-dancer Ann Miller died in Los Angeles at age 80.

Five years ago: President Barack Obama signed an executive order to close the Guantanamo Bay prison camp within a year (however, the facility remains in operation, with Republican and some Democratic lawmakers repeatedly blocking efforts to transfer terror suspects to the United States). The Senate Finance Committee cleared the nomination of Timothy Geithner as treasury secretary, 18-5, despite unhappiness over his mistakes in paying his taxes. A Chinese court sentenced two men to death and a dairy boss to life in prison for their roles in producing and selling infant formula tainted with melamine that was blamed for the deaths of at least six babies and sickening thousands more.

One year ago: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's hard-line bloc fared worse than expected in a parliamentary election, forcing Netanyahu to negotiate a broad coalition deal. The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution condemning North Korea's rocket launch in Dec. 2012 and imposing new sanctions. An Indonesian court sentenced Lindsay June Sandiford, a British grandmother, to death for smuggling cocaine into Bali (Sandiford is appealing her sentence). Linda Pugach, who was blinded in 1959 when her lover, Burton Pugach, hired hit men to throw lye in her face — and became a media sensation after later marrying him — died in New York at age 75.

Today's Birthdays: Former Sen. Birch Bayh, D-Ind., is 86. Actress Piper Laurie is 82. Actor Seymour Cassel is 79. Author Joseph Wambaugh is 77. Actor John Hurt is 74. Singer Steve Perry is 65. Country singer-musician Teddy Gentry (Alabama) is 62. Movie director Jim Jarmusch is 61. Hockey Hall-of-Famer Mike Bossy is 57. Actress Linda Blair is 55. Actress Diane Lane is 49. Actor-rap DJ Jazzy Jeff is 49. Country singer Regina Nicks (Regina Regina) is 49. Rhythm-and-blues singer Marc Gay (Shai) is 45. Actress Katie Finneran (TV: "The Michael J. Fox Show") is 43. Actor Gabriel Macht is 42. Actor Balthazar Getty is 39. Actor Christopher Kennedy Masterson is 34. Pop singer Willa Ford is 33. Actress Beverley (cq) Mitchell is 33. Rock singer-musician Ben Moody is 33. Actress-singer Phoebe Strole (TV: "Glee") is 31. Actress Sami Gayle (TV: "Blue Bloods") is 18.

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Today is Thursday, Jan. 22, the 22nd day of 2015. There are 343 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On Jan. 22, 1901, Britain's Queen Victoria died at age 81 after a reign of 63 years; she was succeeded by her eldest son, Edward VII.

Ten years ago: The Iraqi government pledged to do everything in its power to protect voters from insurgent attacks during upcoming elections, as militants announced they'd killed 15 captive Iraqi National Guardsmen for cooperating with the Americans. Friends and family bade farewell to ten people killed when a mudslide damaged more than two dozen homes in La Conchita, California. President Richard Nixon's former secretary, Rose Mary Woods, died in Alliance, Ohio, at age 87. "Besame (BAY'-sah-may) Mucho" songwriter Consuelo Velazquez died in Mexico; she was believed to have been 88.

Five years ago: President Barack Obama tried to revive his battered agenda and rally Democrats with a renewed emphasis on jobs during a town hall meeting in Elyria, Ohio. The "Hope for Haiti Now" telethon raised over $66 million. Conan O'Brien ended his brief tenure on "The Tonight Show" after accepting a $45 million buyout from NBC to leave the show he'd long dreamed of hosting after only seven months. Actress Jean Simmons, 80, died in Santa Monica, Calif. Actor James Mitchell, 89, died in Los Angeles.

One year ago: The White House Council on Women and Girls released a report on rape at college campuses, saying 1 in 5 female students were assaulted while only 1 in 8 student victims reported it. Edgar Tamayo, a Mexican national, was put to death in Texas for killing Houston police officer Guy Gaddis despite pleas and diplomatic pressure from Mexico and the U.S. State Department to halt the execution. Israel said it had foiled an "advanced" al-Qaida plan to carry out a suicide bombing on the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv and bomb other targets.

Today's Birthdays: Former Sen. Birch Bayh, D-Ind., is 87. Actress Piper Laurie is 83. Actor Seymour Cassel is 80. Author Joseph Wambaugh is 78. Actor John Hurt is 75. Singer Steve Perry is 66. Country singer-musician Teddy Gentry (Alabama) is 63. Movie director Jim Jarmusch is 62. Hockey Hall-of-Famer Mike Bossy is 58. Actress Linda Blair is 56. Actress Diane Lane is 50. Actor-rap DJ Jazzy Jeff is 50. Country singer Regina Nicks (Regina Regina) is 50. Celebrity chef Guy Fieri (TV: "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives") is 47. Actress Olivia d'Abo is 46. Rhythm-and-blues singer Marc Gay (Shai) is 46. Actress Katie Finneran (TV: "The Michael J. Fox Show") is 44. Actor Gabriel Macht is 43. Actor Balthazar Getty is 40. Actor Christopher Kennedy Masterson is 35. Pop singer Willa Ford is 34. Actress Beverley (cq) Mitchell is 34. Rock singer-musician Ben Moody is 34. Actor Kevin Sheridan is 33. Actress-singer Phoebe Strole (TV: "Glee") is 32. Actress Sami Gayle (TV: "Blue Bloods") is 19.

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Today is Friday, Jan. 22, the 22nd day of 2016. There are 344 days left in the year.

Today's Highlights in History:
On Jan. 22, 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court, in its Roe v. Wade decision, legalized abortions using a trimester approach. Former President Lyndon B. Johnson died at his Texas ranch at age 64.

Ten years ago: Evo Morales, Bolivia's first Indian president, took office with a promise to lift his nation's struggling indigenous majority out of centuries of poverty and discrimination. The Pittsburgh Steelers won the AFC title game, dismantling the Denver Broncos 34-17. The Seattle Seahawks claimed the NFC title, routing the Carolina Panthers 34-14.

Five years ago: Drawing inspiration from the revolt in Tunisia, thousands of Yemenis demanded the ouster of President Ali Abdullah Saleh (AH'-lee ahb-DUH'-luh sah-LEH') in a noisy demonstration that appeared to be the first large-scale public challenge to the strongman. (He stepped down as president in 2012.) Pope Benedict XVI told priests to do a better job counseling would-be spouses to ensure their marriages last, and said that no one had an absolute right to a wedding.

One year ago: With thousands of abortion protesters swarming Washington in their annual March for Life, the House voted 242-179 to permanently forbid federal funds for most abortion coverage, even though the legislation had no realistic chance of passage. Yemen's [sign in to see URL] president, Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, quit under pressure from rebels holding him captive in his home. Former U.S. Senator and Kentucky Governor Wendell Ford, 90, died in Owensboro.

Today's Birthdays: Former Sen. Birch Bayh, D-Ind., is 88. Actress Piper Laurie is 84. Actor Seymour Cassel is 81. Author Joseph Wambaugh is 79. Actor John Hurt is 76. Singer Steve Perry is 67. Country singer-musician Teddy Gentry (Alabama) is 64. Movie director Jim Jarmusch is 63. Actor John Wesley Shipp is 61. Hockey Hall-of-Famer Mike Bossy is 59. Actress Linda Blair is 57. Actress Diane Lane is 51. Actor-rap DJ Jazzy Jeff is 51. Country singer Regina Nicks (Regina Regina) is 51. Celebrity chef Guy Fieri is 48. Actress Olivia d'Abo is 47. Rhythm-and-blues singer Marc Gay (Shai) is 47. Actress Katie Finneran is 45. Actor Gabriel Macht is 44. Actor Balthazar Getty is 41. Actor Christopher Kennedy Masterson is 36. Jazz singer Lizz Wright is 36. Pop singer Willa Ford is 35. Actress Beverley (cq) Mitchell is 35. Rock singer-musician Ben Moody is 35. Actor Kevin Sheridan is 34. Actress-singer Phoebe Strole is 33. Actress Sami Gayle (TV: "Blue Bloods") is 20.

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Today is Sunday, Jan. 22, the 22nd day of 2017. There are 343 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On Jan. 22, 1917, President Woodrow Wilson, in an address to Congress, pleaded for an end to the war in Europe, calling for "peace without victory." (By April, however, America also was at war.)

Ten years ago: A double car bombing of a predominantly Shiite commercial area in Baghdad killed 88 people. Iran announced it had barred 38 nuclear inspectors on a United Nations list from entering the country in apparent retaliation for U.N. sanctions imposed the previous month.

Five years ago: Longtime Penn State coach Joe Paterno, who'd won more games than anyone in major college football but was fired amid a child sex abuse scandal that scarred his reputation, died at age 85. The New England Patriots beat the Baltimore Ravens 23-20 in the AFC championship game. The New York Giants defeated the San Francisco 49ers 20-17 in the NFC championship game.

One year ago: North Korea said it had detained Otto Warmbier, a university student from Ohio, for what it called a "hostile act." (Warmbier was later sentenced to 15 years in prison with hard labor; the 21-year-old University of Virginia undergraduate said before the trial that he had tried to steal a propaganda banner as a trophy for an acquaintance.) A gunman opened fire at a high school and a home in northern Saskatchewan, leaving four dead; a 17-year-old was charged the following day with first-degree murder and attempted murder. Three inmates escaped from a Southern California maximum-security jail by cutting through half-inch steel bars and rappelling from the roof by a makeshift rope. (Within days, one of the inmates surrendered and the other two were captured.)

Today's Birthdays — Jan. 22: Former Sen. Birch Bayh, D-Ind., is 89. Actress Piper Laurie is 85. Actor Seymour Cassel is 82. Author Joseph Wambaugh is 80. Actor John Hurt is 77. Singer Steve Perry is 68. Country singer-musician Teddy Gentry (Alabama) is 65. Movie director Jim Jarmusch is 64. Actor John Wesley Shipp is 62. Hockey Hall-of-Famer Mike Bossy is 60. Actress Linda Blair is 58. Actress Diane Lane is 52. Actor-rap DJ Jazzy Jeff is 52. Country singer Regina Nicks (Regina Regina) is 52. Celebrity chef Guy Fieri is 49. Actress Olivia d'Abo is 48. Rhythm-and-blues singer Marc Gay (Shai) is 48. Actress Katie Finneran is 46. Actor Gabriel Macht is 45. Actor Balthazar Getty is 42. Actor Christopher Kennedy Masterson is 37. Jazz singer Lizz Wright is 37. Pop singer Willa Ford is 36. Actress Beverley (cq) Mitchell is 36. Rock singer-musician Ben Moody is 36. Actor Kevin Sheridan is 35. Actress-singer Phoebe Strole is 34. Actress Sami Gayle is 21.

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Today is Monday, Jan. 22, the 22nd day of 2018. There are 343 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:

On Jan. 22, 1968, the fast-paced sketch comedy program "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In" premiered as a weekly series on NBC-TV.

Ten years ago: Actor Heath Ledger, 28, was found dead of an accidental prescription overdose in a New York City apartment. Jose Padilla (hoh-ZAY' puh-DEE'-uh), once accused of plotting with al-Qaida to blow up a radioactive "dirty bomb," was sentenced by a U.S. federal judge in Miami to 17 years and four months (later increased to 21 years) on other terrorism conspiracy charges. Republican Fred Thompson quit the race for the White House after a string of poor finishes in early primary and caucus states.



Five years ago: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's hard-line bloc fared worse than expected in a parliamentary election, forcing Netanyahu to negotiate a broad coalition deal. An Indonesian court sentenced Lindsay June Sandiford, a British grandmother, to death for smuggling cocaine into Bali (Sandiford is appealing her sentence). Linda Pugach, who was blinded in 1959 when her lover, Burton Pugach, hired hit men to throw lye in her face — and became a media sensation after later marrying him — died in Queens, N.Y., at age 75.



One year ago: After a combative start to his presidency, Donald Trump delivered a more unifying message and sought to reassure Americans he was ready to begin governing a divided nation. A robbery inside a San Antonio shopping mall ended with shots fired, leaving one person who tried to intervene dead (two suspects are charged with capital murder). Tom Brady led the New England Patriots to another big AFC championship game performance in a 36-17 rout of the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Atlanta Falcons blew out the Green Bay Packers in the NFC championship game, 44-21. Nathan Chen performed a near-flawless free skate featuring five quadruple jumps to become, at 17, the youngest men's U.S. figure skating champion in more than five decades at the competition in Kansas City, Mo.



Today's Birthdays — Jan. 22: Former Sen. Birch Bayh, D-Ind., is 90. Actress Piper Laurie is 86. Celebrity chef Graham Kerr (TV: "The Galloping Gourmet") is 84. Actor Seymour Cassel is 83. Author Joseph Wambaugh is 81. Singer Steve Perry is 69. Country singer-musician Teddy Gentry (Alabama) is 66. Movie director Jim Jarmusch is 65. Actor John Wesley Shipp is 63. Hockey Hall of Famer Mike Bossy is 61. Actress Linda Blair is 59. Actress Diane Lane is 53. Actor-rap DJ Jazzy Jeff is 53. Country singer Regina Nicks (Regina Regina) is 53. Celebrity chef Guy Fieri is 50. Actress Olivia d'Abo is 49. Rhythm-and-blues singer Marc Gay (Shai) is 49. Actress Katie Finneran is 47. Actor Gabriel Macht is 46. Actor Balthazar Getty is 43. Actor Christopher Kennedy Masterson is 38. Jazz singer Lizz Wright is 38. Pop singer Willa Ford is 37. Actress Beverley (cq) Mitchell is 37. Rock singer-musician Ben Moody is 37. Actor Kevin Sheridan is 36. Actress-singer Phoebe Strole is 35. Rapper Logic is 28. Tennis player Alize Cornet (uh-LEEZ' kohr-NAY') is 28. Actress Sami Gayle is 22.

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