Blues singer Huddie "Leadbelly" Ledbetter was born in Mooringsport, Louisiana.
Cartoonist Harold Gray (Little Orphan Annie) born in Kankakee, Illinois.
Comedian George Burns born in New York City.
Italian director Federico Fellini (La Dolce Vita) born in Rimini, Italy.
The first full-length talking motion picture filmed outdoors, In Old Arizona is released.
King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India George V dies.
His eldest son succeeds him , becoming Edward VIII.
Film director David Lynch (Twin Peaks) born in Missoula, Montana.
Poet Robert Frost recites his poem The Gift Outright at President Kennedy's inauguration.
The Beatles released their first LP album, Meet the Beatles, in the US.
Bob Dylan releases Blood on the Tracks.
Super Bowl XIV - Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Los Angeles Rams 31-19 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.
Super Bowl XIX - San Francisco 49er's beat the Miami Dolphins 38-16 in Stanford, California.
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French Republican Calendar
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