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January 5


1920   The Boston Red Sox sell Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees in what is later known as the Bambino Curse.

1933   Construction of the Golden Gate Bridge begins in San Francisco Bay.

1959   The Bozo the Clown live children's show airs its first episode on television.

1972   NASA announces the development of the space shuttle

Famous Birthdays:

1914   George Reeves (Actor - Superman)

1928   Walter Mondale (Vice President 1976-1979 and US Senator)

1931   Robert Duvall (Actor)

1946   Diane Keaton (Actress)

1975   Bradley Cooper (Actor)

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