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2020

Saudi Arabia bars overseas pilgrims from accessing religious sites of Mecca and Medina because of COVID-19 fears for 1st time in living memory.

2019

City of Venice in Italy introduces a day visitors tax.

2012

84th Academy Awards: “The Artist” wins five Oscars and becomes the first silent film to win since 1927.

1993

Terrorist bomb explodes at World Trade Center, killing six people and injuring over 1,000.

1983

Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” album goes #1 and stays #1 for 37 weeks.

1970

Beatles release “Beatles Again” aka “Hey Jude” album.

1936

Adolf Hitler opens first factory for production of the Volkswagen – the People’s Car in Saxony, Germany.

1930

New York City installed traffic lights.

1909

Kinemacolor, the first successful color motion picture process, is first shown to the general public at the Palace Theatre in London.

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