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It happened on a… January 10

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It happened on a… January 10

1999

“The Sopranos”, starring James Gandolfini as mobster Tony Soprano, debuts on HBO.

1989

LA Kings center Wayne Gretzky becomes NHL’s all-time leading scorer in combined regular season & playoff points; 4 assists in 5-4 home win over Edmonton brings his total to 2,011, 1 more than Gordie Howe.

1964

“Introducing the Beatles” released 1st Beatles album released in the US.

1956

Elvis Presley records single “Heartbreak Hotel”.

1949

RCA Victor released the first 45 rpm record to the public to compete with CBS/Columbia’s 33 rpm “LP”.

1928

Soviet Union orders exile of Leon Trotsky.

1927

Fritz Lang’s film “Metropolis” was first shown, in Berlin.

1920

The League of Nations ratified the Treaty of Versailles, officially ending World War I with Germany.

1870

John D. Rockefeller incorporated Standard Oil.

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