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Tragedy on Apollo 1

Apollo 1's command module (CM-012) was destroyed by fire during a test and training exercise on Jan. 27, 1967, at Pad 34 at Cape Canaveral atop a Saturn 1B rocket. The crew onboard were the astronauts selected for the first manned Apollo program mission: Command Pilot Gus Grissom, Senior Pilot Ed White and Pilot Roger Chaffee. All three died in the fire....

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Apple's '1984' Ad for Macintosh

Apple unveiled its Macintosh personal computer in this iconic '1984' ad aired during Super Bowl XVIII on Jan. 22, 1984....

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Budd Dwyer's Press Conference Suicide

(WARNING: Extremely graphic and violent, with strong language). Pennsylvania state treasurer Budd Dwyer committed suicide with a handgun during a press conference as he was about to be sentenced after being convicted for corruption....

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Ruins of the Third Reich

Throughout Germany and Eastern Europe, Nazi relics and ruins are still being discovered....

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The Nine Lives of Marion Barry

Former Washington D.C. mayor Marion Barry, despite a Jan. 18, 1990 arrest for drug possession during an FBI sting and subsequent legal troubles, kept getting reelected to office and will run once again in 2012 at the age of 75....

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Capt. Sullenberger's Crash Landing on Hudson

Disaster struck US Airways Flight 1549 after it left New York's LaGuardia Airport bound for Charlotte on Jan. 15, 2009. The Airbus A320-214, piloted by Capt. Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger, struck a flock of Canada Geese during its initial climb out,...

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Unknown Assailant Attacks Nancy Kerrigan

Figure skater Nancy Kerrigan was attacked by an unknown assailant during the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Detroit on Jan. 6, 1994. The perpetrator was later revealed as associated with fellow competitor Tonya Harding....

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How Pan Am Flight 103 Blew Apart

The destruction of Pan Am Flight 103 was animated by Till Nowak in October 2008 for the TV documentary "History - Das Lockerbie Attentat," a film by Jean-Christoph Caron, produced by German television ZDF....

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