Today in History: Feb. 10

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Former Beatle Paul McCartney took his wife, Linda, to the London premiere of “That’s Entertainment” on Feb. 10, 1974. (AP Photo)

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Johnny Carson, star of NBC-TV's "Tonight" show, watches world heavyweight boxing champ Muhammad Ali hamming it up for a photographer in New York, Feb. 10, 1967. (AP Photo)

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Ann Henning, Northbrook, Ill., United States, foreground, speads to a new Olympic record time of 43.73 in the 500-meter speed skating race at the XI Winter Olympic Games in Sapporo, Japan, Feb. 10, 1972. Canada's Sylvia Burka is second. After the race judges ruled Henning had been fouled by Burka when they changed lanes and she was allowed a second run. (AP Photo)

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American film actress and singer Ginger Rogers, in her 'Mame' wig, seated on a canopied couch in the main sitting room of her specially built dressing room suite at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London, on Feb.10, 1969. (AP Photo/Staff/Tewkesbury)

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These ruins are what is left of buildings on Delmar Boulevard in St. Louis after a tornado struck early, Feb. 10, 1959. Property damage estimated at $12 million was done by the storm. (AP Photo)

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Jack Ruby, charged with the slaying of Lee Harvey Oswald, the accused assassin of John F. Kennedy, is surrounded by photographers and reporters before the start of his change of venue hearing in Dallas, Texas, Feb. 10, 1964. Seated with Ruby are two of his attorneys, Joe Tonahill, left, of Jasper, Texas, and Melvin Belli, right, of San Francisco. (AP Photo)

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Three of the four Beatles, from left, John Lennon, Ringo Starr, and Paul McCartney, walk in Central Park in New York City, Feb. 10, 1964 on their first U.S. tour. (AP Photo)

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Lt. Pierre Willemetz, commands a "Peloton" of 6.8 meter-long armored boats of the 4th Dragons Cavalry Regiment, protecting Michelin supplies convoy, Feb. 10, 1951, on Saigon River. Radioman Jacques Lange keep contact by radiotelephone. (AP Photo/Jean-Jacques Levy)

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Actress-singer Judy Garland and actor-dancer Fred Astaire talk during a studio luncheon in Hollywood, Ca., Feb. 10, 1949. (AP Photo)

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Film comedian Charlie Chaplin was indicted by a Federal Grand jury in Los Angeles, California on Feb, 10, 1944 on a charge of to defraud Joan Berry, Chaplin’s former protégé, of her civil rights in connection with her arrest last summer in California. (AP Photo)

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The largest machine at the plastics industries technical institute is the four-ounce injection molding machine. Push button cases for radios are prepared in the mold mounted in this machine. Louis Asselin, left, of Montreal, Canada, a student, and Ralph Hemphill, founder and chairman of the executive board of the institute, examine some of the finished cases at the Plastics Industries Technical Institute in Los Angeles Feb. 10, 1943. (AP Photo)

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Former boxer Jack Johnson holds up the salve and liquid ointment which he plans on selling, Feb. 10, 1943, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/John T. Burns)

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Sentry on guard in front of an important military post in Viborg, well covered with sandbags Feb. 10, 1939. (AP Photo)

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The Bayou Teche in Louisiana, seen Feb. 10, 1939, appears serene and untouched, much the same as it was in the days when the Acadians, or Cajuns, arrived from Nova Scotia in the mid to late 1700's. (AP Photo)

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A Jewish woman huddles against a brick wall while a man climbs through a window as Arabs rake Montefiore, a Jewish quarter in Jerusalem in Palestine, with automatic weapons and mortar fire, Feb. 10, 1948. The fighting between Jews and Arabs lasted three hours and ended when two British companies were called out. (AP Photo/Jim Pringle)

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Marshal Chiang Kai-shek, dictator of China in Nanking, China on Feb. 10, 1932. (AP Photo)

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Frank Wykoff, "The Human Flash," of the University of Southern California, is shown in posed action in Los Angeles, Calif., Feb. 10, 1932.(AP Photo/Frank Filan)

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Andrew W. Mellon, secretary of the United States Treasury shown in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 10, 1929. (AP Photo)

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Retired heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali is surrounded by autograph seekers, reporters and a flag waver in background at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Feb. 10, 1980. Upon his return from a five-nation tour of Africa. Ali said, "there?s no place like home, especially when home is America." (AP Photo/Dennis Cook)

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Gloria Morgan Vanderbilt is shown as she arrived at Southampton, England, aboard the liner Europa, Feb. 10, 1938. (AP Photo)

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This is an aerial view of the heart of Paris, France with the Opera House at center and adjacent streets, with Place de l'Opéra at bottom, Feb. 10, 1929. (AP Photo)

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Crouching as they move out into the open, Yank troops cross the bridge leading into Olongapo, Luzon at Philippines on Feb. 10, 1945, former US Navy station. It was at this bridte that the Japs made their first stand against American troops invading the Bataan Corridor area. (AP Photo/Stanley Troutman)

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Singer/songwriter Elvis Costello is pictured in his hotel room in New York City, Feb. 10, 1986. (AP Photo/Rick Maiman)

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Democratic presidential hopeful Gov. Bill Clinton of Arkansas, talks at a political fund raising dinner in New York City Monday, Feb. 10, 1992. With only one-week remaining onto the New Hampshire, Clinton was forced to return to that state, but not until he picked up a quick $750,000 for his campaign coffers. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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The members of the music group “Menudo,” pose during a reception in their honor on Friday, Feb. 10, 1984 at the "Plaza Hotel" in New York City, United States. They are from left: Robby, Ray, Roy, Charlie and Ricky (Ricky Martin). They will be appearing at the Radio City Music Hall for ten shows from February 14 through February 23. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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Robin Williams, center, takes time out from rehearsal at NBC's Saturday Night Live with cast members Eddie Murphy, left, and Joe Piscopo, Feb. 10, 1984. Williams will appear as guest host on the show. (AP Photo/Suzanne Vlamis)

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Actor Charlton Heston, right, holds a tablet and announces “Thou shall have no other talk show host before Mike,” during the 4,000 taping of the “Mike Douglas” show in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 1978. Others are actress Jane Fonda, left, singer Johnny Mathis, dancer Fred Astaire, center, and actress Suzanne Somers, second from right. The five were helping Douglas celebrate his 4,000 taping and also his 16th consecutive year as a talk show host. (AP Photo)

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Brazilian commercial airline pilot Gerson Macial de Britto, sketches the object he said accompanied his VASP Airlines jet for one hour and 20 minutes, at a news conference, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday, Feb. 10, 1982. Britto said the occurrence happened during a regularly scheduled run between Fortaleza and Rio de Janeiro Monday night. (AP Photo)

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Workman empties roaster of coffee beans after proper roasting period on Feb. 10, 1977. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler)

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Sen. James Sasser, D-Tenn., center, meets with Vice President Walter Mondale, left, and President Jimmy Carter in the Oval Office of the White House Wednesday, Feb. 9, 1977. They discussed the Clinch River Breeder Reactor and disaster relief. (AP Photo/Harvey Georges)

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Pele, Brazilian soccer wizard, waves to 10,000 enthusiastic fans during a parade in Taipei Stadium on Feb. 6 1977. The New York Cosmos? soccer ace arrived in Taipei on February 5 for a four-day youth soccer promotion visit in Taiwan. (AP Photo/Pan)

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Steven F. Manzi of Cranston, R.T., a graduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, uses a calculator in his studies as an engineer at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Feb. 10, 1976. The old slide rule formerly used in his work is at lower left of the photo. (AP Photo)

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Passengers on the first “manned” run of the “world’s longest, tallest, fastest roller coaster" cling to their seats as the coaster goes into a 92-foot drop in Eureka, Mo., Feb. 26, 1976. The coaster can get up to 65 miles per hour in its 3,872-foot length. The coaster, dubbed the “Screamin’ Eagle” will open to the public on April 10. (AP Photo/Fred Waters)

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Sally Henning, 14, center watches her sister Anne get the gold medal following her record win in the women?s 500 meters speed skating race, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 1972. Sally and brother, Tom, 18, left watched Anne set a new Olympic record of 43.33 seconds. The woman on the right is unidentified. (AP Photo/Fred Jewell)

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Members of the Brotherhood of the Spirit Commune canning produce at a commune home in Northfield, Mass., Jan. 10, 1973. The commune has 250 members. Its business manager says that by Feb. 1 most of the 100 adults still unemployed must have jobs paying at least $50 a week so that the commune can get rid of its outstanding debts. (AP Photo)

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The scene that greets travelers comes and goes from Beijing's Airport Feb. 10, 1967. The huge signs, put up mostly by Red Guard demonstrators in the Communist Chinese capital, extol the virtues of Communist Party leader Mao Tse Tung and urge the people on toward greater production and greater Cultural Revolution. (AP Photo)

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Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones with his girlfriend model Chrissie Shrimpton model at London Airport, England to travel to New York where Jagger is to guest on the Ed Sullivan TV show without the other Stones on Feb. 10, 1966. (AP Photo/Victor Boyton)

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Leni Romeo, one of the first workers in an American shoe factory set up in the free port of Trieste, Italy on Feb. 10, 1951, looks up from the sewing machine where she works on raffia play shoes for the American market. The company “Lucky Shoe Company" moved its entire factory from Massachusetts to Trieste, where it now employs some 250 workers, many of them pro-Tito Yugoslavs, who are still considered in training but are producing almost 1,000 pairs of shoes a day. (AP Photo/Gianni Vitrotti)

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African Americans stage a sit-in at the counter of a segregated lunchroom in Atlanta, Ga., Feb. 10, 1964. After failing to get service and at a signal that police were coming, they departed. This lunchroom was the site of earlier demonstrations, January 18. (AP Photo)

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Movie star Robert Mitchum sips a cup of soup in his cell in the Los Angeles County jail as he begins a 60 day sentence for conspiracy to possess marijuana. A faded blue denim shirt replaced the natty business suit he wore to court on Feb. 10, 1949, but he still had on his own argyle socks. (AP Photo/Harold Filan)

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Yank members of a dog platoon take their dogs out on patrol on Luzon Island in Philippines, Feb. 10, 1945, where the animals are the first to be used. The yanks are, left to right: T/5 Paul J. Beancucci, Hartford, Conn.; T/5 Edwin Smith, Cross Plains, Ind.; T/5 George Hertran, Cedaredge, Colo.; T/5 Milton Leavitt, Newburyport, Mass., and T/5 Robert K. Robertson, Los Angeles, Calif. (AP Photo)

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Queen Elizabeth, (left), accompanied by Princess Elizabeth, (second form right), and Margaret Rose, (right), leave St. Margaret’s Church in London on Feb. 10, 1948, following the wedding of Wentworth Beaumont and the former Sarah Ismay. With Queen Elizabeth is Lord Allendale, father of the Bridegroom. Others are unidentified. (AP Photo)

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Vice President Harry S. Truman plays the piano as the new movie star Lauren Bacall, perched on the instrument, looks on, during her appearance at the National Press Club canteen in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 10, 1945. (AP Photo)

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A Mark III valentine tank is being loaded on to an American White tank transport in a demonstration by the South Eastern Command of the usefulness of tank lorries to speed tanks from one section to another in England, Feb. 10, 1942. The lorry on which the soldier in the right foreground is standing weighs over 30 tons when fully loaded, has a 130 H.P. engine and is larger than any other vehicle in Great Britain. (AP Photo)

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Nurse Stella Dabrowski of East Chicago, Ind., center, who arrived in Northern Ireland, Feb. 10, 1942, with the American expeditionary force, offers her British sisters some American cigarettes, which are very welcome. Left to right are: Sister Margaret Stanley, Sister Joan Blackall, Sister Mabel Thornburn, and Sister Mary Stokes. (AP Photo)

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Supporters carry Polish labor leader Lech Walesa on their shoulders outside the Supreme Court at Warsaw, Poland, on Feb. 10, 1981. The crowd awaits a court ruling on the rights of farmers to form a trade union. (AP Photo)

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While an officer, left, watches, these members of the Royal Indian Army Service Corps are weighing forage in camp after arriving in France on Feb. 10, 1940 preparatory to seeing action on the Western Front. (AP Photo)

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