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JANUARY 24

Performing Artists
1915 Mark Goodson (California-born Television Producer of What's My Line, To Tell the Truth, Password, Match Game, Family Feud, The Price is Right California Performing Arts Television Biography.com
1917 Ernest Borgnine (Connecticut-born Actor) Connecticut Performing Arts Actors Film Biography.com
1939 Ray Stevens (Georgia-born Country Singer, Composer) Georgia Performing Artists Country & Western Musicians Internet Movie Database
Doug Kershaw (Louisiana-born Country Musician) Louisiana Performing Artists Country & Western Musicians Internet Movie Database
1941 Neil Diamond (New York City-born Popular Singer) New York City Performing Artists Popular Musicians Biography.com
Aaron Neville (New Orleans-born African-American Popular Singer) New Orleans Performing Artists Popular Musicians The Neville Borthers Official Web Site
1943 Sharon Tate (Texas-born Actress Killed by Charles Manson) Texas Performing Artists Charles Manson Actors Film Biography.com
1949 John Belushi (Chicago-born Comedic Actor; Saturday Night Live, The Blues Brothers) Chicago Performing Artists Actors Television Film Biography.com
1959 Nastassja Kinski (German Actress) German Performing Artists Actors Film Internet Movie Database
Sports Figures
1968 Mary Lou Retton (Virginia-born Member of the Gymnastics Hall of Fame) Virginia Sports Figures Gymnastics Hall of Fame
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1975 Larry Fine (Pennsylvania-born Comedic Actor: Member of the Three Stooges) Pennsylvania Performing Artists The Three Stooges Film Internet Movie Database
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1961 Marilyn Monroe Divorces Her Husband of Five Years, Playwright Arthur Miller Marilyn Monroe Arthur Miller BBC
1973 Warren Spahn Is Elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame New York Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame Baseball Library
1982 San Francisco 49ers Defeat the Cincinnati Bengals to Win Super Bowl XVI in the Pontiac Silverdome Michigan NFL Super Bowl XVI Michigan
1987 Hana Mandlikova Breaks Martina Navratilova's 58-match Win Streak to Win Australian Open Martina Navratilova Tennis Hall of Fame Australian Open New York Times
1995 Pete Sampras Defeats Jim Courier in 5 Sets to Win the Australian Open Washington, D.C. Sports Figures Florida Sports Figures Tennis Australian Open New York Times

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