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It happened on a… January 25

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It happened on a… January 25


Documentary “Leaving Neverland” detailing singer Michael Jackson’s relationship with two boys premieres at the Sundance Film Festival.


The first wave of the Egyptian revolution begins in Egypt, with a series of street demonstrations, marches, rallies, acts of civil disobedience, riots, labour strikes, and violent clashes in Cairo, Alexandria, and throughout other cities in Egypt.


NASA’s Opportunity rover lands on the surface of Mars.


Ottawa Senators set an NHL record with 16th consecutive home game without a win (0-15-1) in a 4-2 loss to Detroit at the Palladium; old record (15) shared by 1928 Black Hawks & 1939 Canadiens.


The defense gave its opening statement in the O.J. Simpson trial.


52 Americans held hostage by Iran for 444 days arrived back in US.


Charles Manson and three female members of his “family” were found guilty of one count of conspiracy to commit murder and seven counts of murder in the first degree. The sentences were later commuted to life sentences.


Walt Disney’s animated film “101 Dalmatians”, based on the novel by Dodie Smith and directed by Clyde Geronimi and Hamilton Luske is released in the US.


The first Emmys were presented at the Hollywood Athletic Club.


The 1st Winter Olympic Games were inaugurated in Chamonix in the French Alps.


Soda fountain patented by Gustavus Dows.


Felix Mendelssohn’s “Wedding March” first played at a wedding.

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