Today in History - Feb. 22

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U.S. figure skater Nancy Kerrigan speaks during a news conference at the Main Press Center in Lillehammer, Norway, Feb. 22, 1994, the opening day of the XVII Olympic Games. Kerrigan said she's not sure what will happen if she meets Tonya Harding at the Olympics. (AP Photo/Hans Deryk)

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FILE - This Feb. 22, 1982 file photo shows actor and movie director Orson Welles during a press conference in Paris. Welles’s last film may finally be nearing release after decades as one of cinema’s most storied unfinished creations. The New York Times reported Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, that a Los Angeles-based production company, Royal Road Entertainment, has agreed to buy the rights to Welles’ largely unseen “The Other Side of the Wind.” (AP Photo/Jacques Langevin, File)

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A typical New York subway crowd mills about at the Lexington Avenue lineís Grand Central station, Feb. 22, 1944, edging their way along the platform where they squeeze into the nearest open door of a subway car. Itís at the end of a dayís work, and the same scene is repeated at nearly all of the stations in midtown and Lower Manhattan. But thereís a day coming, according to a group of New York planners, when the stations will be free from squirming, pushing crowds (there will be ramps, lanes, safety fences) and the cars will be windowless, sound-proofed, properly ventilated and illuminated, with all the streamlined conveniences to make subway traveling a real pleasure. (AP Photo/Ed Ford)

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FILE - In this 1980 file photo, Soviet goalie Vladislav Tretiak allows a goal by the U.S. team in the first period of a medal-round hockey game at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York. Tretiak said the U.S. hockey team taught the Soviets a "good lesson" about respecting competitors by beating them in the 1980 Olympics. Tretiak, the three-time Olympic gold medalist, gave up two goals in the first period of the "Miracle on Ice" at the 1980 Lake Placid Olympics and then was benched in what is widely regarded as the greatest upset in Olympic history. (AP Photo, File)

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Horse drawn sleds carry elk meat at the top of Teton Pass in Wyoming, at an altitude of 8,429 feet, Feb. 22, 1935. They still have 20 miles to go before they reach the railroad in Victor, Idaho, where waiting freight trains will receive the food and take it to the needy. (AP Photo/H.G. Eisenhand)

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Fans of The Beatles gathered at London Airport in England on Feb. 22, 1964 as the pop group flew in from New York. Some 5,000 people welcomed the group. (AP Photo)

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Robert McClanahan, of the U.S. Olympic hockey team, crashes into Aleksandre Golikov, of the Soviet team during first period of Olympic playoff game in Lake Placid, N.Y., Frb. 22, 1980. At right is William Schneider of the U.S. team. (AP Photo)

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Lee Petty smiles happily as he hears he finally got the nod as winner of the Feb. 22 Daytona 500 race, in Daytona Beach, Fla., Feb. 25, 1959. (AP Photo)

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actor and comedian Robin Williams reacts while being kissed by two members of the Hasty Pudding Theatricals at the Hasty Pudding Theater in Cambridge, Mass., Feb. 22, 1989. Williams appeared at the theater to accept The hasty Pudding Man of the Year Award. (AP Photo/David Tenenbaum)

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An estimated overflow crowd of 1,500 people line the streets around Glide Memorial Church in San Francisco, Feb. 22, 1994, to pay tribute to pioneering gay journalist Randy Shilts, who died last week from AIDS. A small group of religious extremists from Kansas briefly disrupted the service by yelling and waving signs but were chased off by eggs and other objects hurled by the crowd. (AP Photo/Sam Morris)

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American paratrooper jumps with other buddies as U.S. forces unleashed the greatest ground-air assault of the Vietnam war, Feb. 23, 1967. The drive, ranging 50 to 75 miles northwest of Saigon, began Feb. 22 with a drop of about 700 paratroopers into blocking positions behind Viet Cong lines from Cambodia. The paratroopers took off from Bien Hoa airbase. (AP Photo)

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Cars are abandoned on a flooded street after a strong earthquake in suburban Christchurch, New Zealand, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011. The powerful earthquake collapsed buildings at the height of a busy workday killing at least 65 people and trapping dozens in one of the country's worst natural disasters. (AP Photo/New Zealand Herald, Mark Mitchell) NEW ZEALAND OUT, AUSTRALIA OUT

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Msgr. Lloyd Torgerson, second from right, joins parishioners for a special prayer during morning Mass for two members, Jean and Scott Adam, and their two companions slain by Somali pirates who seized their yacht off East Africa, at St. Monica's Roman Catholic Church in Santa Monica, Calif., Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

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Rescue workers climb onto the collapsed Pyne Gould Guinness Building in central Christchurch, New Zealand, Tuesday, Feb. 22 2011. A powerful earthquake collapsed buildings at the height of a busy workday killing at least 65 people and trapping dozens in one of the country's worst natural disasters. (AP Photo/New Zealand Herald, Mark Mitchell) NEW ZEALAND OUT, AUSTRALIA OUT

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Soviet goalie Vladislav Tretiak allows a goal by the U.S. team in the first period of a medal-round hockey game at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, N.Y. Tretiak was pulled after the first period, and the U.S. team went on to win the game 4-3 in major upset. (AP Photo)

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FILE - In this Feb. 22, 1980, file photo, The United States ice hockey team rushes toward goalie Jim Craig after their 4-3 upset win over the Soviet Union in the semi-final round of the XIII Winter Olympic Games in Lake Placid, N.Y., The American players from left are, Mark Johnson (10); Eric Strobel (19); William Schneider (25); David Christian (23); Mark Wells (15); Steve Cristoff (11); Bob Suter (20), Philip Verchota (27). John O'Callahan is hugged by Michael Ramsey. Although Mark Johnson is sitting on the mother of all hockey motivational stories, he's waiting until just the right moment to break it out for the U.S. women's team. Johnson was the reason for the "Miracle on Ice" 30 years ago, scoring two goals for the U.S. hockey team when they toppled the Soviets. (AP Photo/File)

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Ronald Reagan and Nancy Davis arrive for the Screen Writers Guild Dinner at the Ambassador Hotel, Hollywood, Calif. on Feb. 22, 1951. (AP Photo/Ed Widdis)

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A collapsed building is barricaded following an earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011. A powerful earthquake collapsed buildings at the height of a busy workday Tuesday, killing and trapping dozens in one of the country's worst natural disasters. (AP Photo/New Zealand Herald) NEW ZEALAND OUT, AUSTRALIA OUT

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A car is crushed by a beam in central Christchurch, New Zealand, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011. A powerful earthquake collapsed buildings at the height of a busy workday killing and trapping dozens in one of the country's worst natural disasters. (AP Photo/New Zealand Herald, Mark Mitchell) NEW ZEALAND OUT, AUSTRALIA OUT

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Debris litter central Christchurch, New Zealand, following an earthquake Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011. A powerful earthquake collapsed buildings at the height of a busy workday killing at least 65 people and trapping dozens in one of the country's worst natural disasters. (AP Photo/New Zealand Herald, Mark Mitchell) NEW ZEALAND OUT, AUSTRALIA OUT

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Rescue workers block off a collapsed building in central Christchurch, New Zealand, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011. A powerful earthquake collapsed buildings at the height of a busy workday killing at least 65 people and trapping dozens in one of the country's worst natural disasters. (AP Photo/New Zealand Herald, Mark Mitchell) NEW ZEALAND OUT, AUSTRALIA OUT

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U.S. pop star Michael Jackson waves after arriving at the Kimpo Airport in Seoul Sunday, Feb. 22, 1998 to attend inauguration ceremony this week for President-elect Kim Dae-jung. Jackson will also to discuss plans for a benefit concert to aid starving North Korean children. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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Space Shuttle Columbia lifts off from pad 39B at the Kennedy Space Center, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 22, 1996. The seven member crew will deploy and retrieve a tethered satellite and conduct microgravity experiments during their thirteen-day mission. (AP Photo/Marta Lavandier)

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American figure skaters Nancy Kerrigan, left, and Tonya Harding workout during an Olympic practice session at Hamar Olympic Amphitheater, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 1994, Hamar, Norway. Women?s figure skating competition begins on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Doug Mills)

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Women?s gold medal winner, United State?s Kristi Yamaguchi, of Fremont Calif., is kissed by her teammate and bronze medal winner, Nancy Kerrigan, right, of Stoneham, Mass., during the medals ceremony at the Winter Olympics in Albertville, France on Friday, Feb. 22, 1992. Japan?s silver medalist Midori Ito is seen at the left. (AP Photo/Marcy Nighswander)

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Musician Little Richard, center, arrives at the 1989 Grammy Awards, Feb. 22, 1989, Los Angeles, Calif. (AP Photo/Nick UT)

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People march outside a Barnes & Noble Bookstore in New York on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 1989 in protest of a decision store executives to remove copies of Salmon Rushdie?s ?The Satanic Verses? store would become a target of violence after Iran?s Ayatollah Khomeini threatened all those associated with the book. (AP Photo/David Cantor)

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President Ronald Reagan and Mrs. Reagan, with their dog Rex, arrive at the White House on Sunday, Feb. 22, 1987 in Washington after spending the weekend at Camp David in Maryland. A secret service agent is in background. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., right, watches as his wife Joan Kennedy, cuts the first piece of birthday cake for the senator at a fund raiser, Thursday, Feb. 22, 1980, Boston, Mass. The cake was shaped in the form of the White House. Kennedy celebrates his 48th birthday Friday. (AP Photo/Paul Benoit)

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American country-western singer Willie Nelson, center, sing a song during his first concert in Japan at the Budokan Hall in Tokyo, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 1984. On the road in Japan ? not again, but for the first time ? he plans to offer ?both standard and original jazz during a five-concert tour here. (AP Photo/Tsugufumi Matsumoto)

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The 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team members celebrate after their upset victory over the heavily favored Soviet team by 4-3 score in the Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, N.Y., on Feb. 22, 1980. (AP Photo)

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File-In this Feb. 22,1977 file photo former New York Yankees slugger Reggie Jackson, wearing a ring commemorating the Yankees' 1977 World Series victory, during the debut of a candy bar in New York. A lawyer says a replica 1977 World Series championship ring and a watch commemorating Reggie Jackson's 400th home run have been returned to the baseball Hall of Famer at the direction of a federal judge in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Dave Pickoff, File)

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People climb atop the truck at left and crowded the entrance of this food distribution point in the Hunter's Point section of San Francisco as the massive program got underway, Feb. 22, 1974. The program was set up at the direction of Randolph Hearst in an attempt to win the freedom of his kidnapped daughter, Patricia. Man in doorway with hand upraised and with package in his hand is about to toss a package of food to the crowd. (AP Photo/Anthony Camerano)

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This was the scene in the Hunter's Point section of San Francisco, Feb. 22, 1974 as people lined up, waiting for the start of the food giveaway program set up at the instruction of Randolph A. Hearst in an attempt to get the freedom of his kidnapped daughter, Patricia. (AP Photo/Anthony Camerano)

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Michigan Gov. George Romney gets ready to bite into a submarine sandwich at Concord, N.H., during a luncheon stop in his campaign tour of the Granite State, Feb. 22, 1968. Romney is campaigning for first-in-nation presidential primary. (AP Photo/Bill Chaplis)

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Clinton Dill loads cartons of canned milk on to pallet at an Oakland warehouse for shipment to one of four Bay Area distribution points of the People in Need food program in Oakland, Calif., Feb. 22, 1974. Distribution points have been established in Oakland, San Francisco's Hunter's Point, East Palo Alto and Richmond. Thursday terrorist kidnapers of Patricia Hearst issued complex new demands including an additional $4 million in free food for the poor. (AP Photo)

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., tells a rally in Selma, Alabama on Feb. 22, 1966 that African American won’t abide by a ban against demonstrations issued by Gov. George Wallace. Wallace’s order followed a racial fracas at Marion, Ala., during which several persons were injured including newsmen. (AP Photo)

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Crates with supplies float towards the landing zone of 2nd Battalion 173rd, dropped from C130 planes in Vietnam on Feb. 22, 1967. (AP Photo)

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Brazilian soccer star Pele and his wife Rosemarie are welcomed by girls of a local carnival club on Feb. 22, 1966 in Frankfurt, Germany after their arrival on this air port coming from Rio. The newly-wedswill spend part of their honeymoon at the Bavarian country house of a German friend. (AP Photo/Strumpf)

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Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, left are escorted by Major J.I. Howell, the officer commanding the parade, when the royal couple arrived at Warner Park, Basse terre, St. Kitts, West Indies to take the Royal Salute and inspect units from the defense force, the cadet’s corp, the Police and youth organizations on Feb. 22, 1966. (AP Photo)

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Banner strung out across top of London Airport building welcomes the Liverpool pop group on their return to London Airport, on Feb. 22, 1964. Some 5,000 fans, the largest crowd ever welcome them at the airport and Pan-American Air named their aircraft Clipper Beatles’ in their honour. (AP Photo)

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Ringo Starr top left, John Lennon, top right,Paul McCartney, lower left and George Harrison wave to fans from their airliner, named Clipper Beatles in their honour on arrival at London Airport, on Feb. 22, 1964, after their United States trip. Some 5,000 fans, the largest crowd ever greeted them at the airport. (AP Photo)

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Annie Glenn, wife of astronaut John Glenn, admires his Freedoms Foundation medal presented to him during ceremonies at Valley Forge, Pa., Feb. 22, 1964. Glenn, who is now seeking to become a U.S. Senator from Ohio, was presented the foundation's highest award "for his exemplary citizenship in boyhood and manhood." (AP Photo/ Bill Ingraham)

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Heavyweight challenger Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) lets out a howl as he steps to the box office Feb. 22, 1964 in Miami Beach, Fla. Ali and Sonny Liston will fight Tuesday night. (AP Photo)

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John Glenn, who was the first American to orbit the earth a decade ago, joins his daughter Mrs. Lyn Power, left, and wife Annie Glenn, right, at ceremonies on the anniversary of his flight at Launch Complex 14, Glenn's jumping-off spot for the flight on Feb. 22, 1962 in Cape Kennedy, Fla. (AP Photo/Jim Kerlin)

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It’s mountain moving time on a movie lot in Burbank, Calif., Feb. 22, 1960. A small portable crane on a truck-tractor lifts two little mountain peaks and carries them down a studio street to another stage. In background are the Griffith Park hills. (AP Photo/David F. Smith)

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Residents search through the rubble of damaged shrine following an explosion in Samarra, 95 kilometers (60 miles) north of Baghdad, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2006. A large explosion shook the city of Samarra early Wednesday, damaging the golden dome of one of the country's most famous Shiite religious shrines. The U.S. military says an explosion in Samarra has "destroyed" the golden dome of a famous Shiite shrine, and police believe victims are buried under the debris. (AP Photo/Hameed Rasheed)

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President Dwight Eisenhower receives wishes for a good trip from his acting naval aide, Comdr. Ralph Williams at the Andrews Air Force base on Feb. 22, 1960 as he boarded his plane here for the first leg of his South American tour. San Juan, Puerto Rico, will be his first stop. (AP Photo)

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Long ranks of policemen standing outside the Narimasu station in the Nerima district of Tokyo on Feb. 22, 1952. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)

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Rosa Parks, whose refusal to move to the back of a bus, touched off the Montgomery bus boycott and the beginning of the civil rights movement, is fingerprinted by police Lt. D.H. Lackey in Montgomery, Ala., Feb. 22, 1956. She was among some 100 people charged with violating segregation laws. (AP Photo/Gene Herrick)

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Khiling Glorified the African native as “Fuzzy-Wuzzy, a damned good fighting man”. He was good when he had only a spear to fight with. He’s really something when he gets behind a modern anti-tank rifle, as Sergeant Peter Levy in India Feb. 22, 1944. A native of Sierra Leone, Sgt. Levy is a member of the West African force in India, preparing to tangle with the Japanese in Burma. These West African fighting men are experts in jungle warfare. Many of them helped toss the Italians out of Ethiopia. (AP Photo)

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Pvt. Leo T. Keahey, Eden, Ala., proudly exhibits the 122-pound leopard he shot near a U.S. Army training center in India on Feb. 22, 1944. (AP Photo)

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British infantry cautiously advance along a street strewn with wreckage from enemy bombardment on the German town of Goch, now in allied hands on Feb. 22, 1945. Patrols such as these undertake the dangerous task of clearing remnants of fanatical German suicide squads who hide themselves in the wrecking buildings sniping at Allied patrols. (AP Photo)

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth visited Sunderland, South Shields, Jarrow, and Hebburn. The Queen during their majesties’ tour of Sunderland, England, on Feb. 22, 1939. (AP Photo)

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U.S. nurses are completing their training for second front invasion at an evacuation hospital in Wales, they will be among the first women to go ashore on the beach-heads of Western Europe. There is only one American hospital in this theatre of operations which is completely under canvas a real field unit. Wounded are given emergency treatment, general condition diagnosed and they are cared for over a period of 48 hours after that time they are sent to base hospital. An operation in progress at the U.S. Hospital camp in Wales, Feb. 22, 1944. From left to right are: Ann F. Milosevic of New York City, N.Y., Lieutenant Bernadette Morrissey of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and Captain Henry M. Hills of Iowa City, Iowa. The patient is paratrooper Richard F. Parker of Gloucester City, sprained back muscle. (AP Photo)

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With his dog Michael, Pierre Cot, former French Secretary of Air, goes for a stroll around the grounds of his home in a Maryland suburb of Washington, D.C., Feb. 22, 1942. (AP Photo/Charles Gorry)

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The Crown Prince of Hyderabad, known as the Prince of Berar, his highness Prince Azam Jah Bahadur, commander-in-chief of the Nizam of Hyderabad's forces, shown Feb. 22, 1937. This army consists of about 10,000 troops, including infantry, cavalry, artillery, personal African Sidi guards for the Nizam and a regiment of Arabs. The Prince is a keen sportsman and hunter, although his main work at present is in modernizing his father's army. (AP Photo)

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A large party of members of parliament paid a visit to Miles Hill, Aldershot, where a special demonstration was staged for their benefit of the latest types of army weapons, vehicles, and other equipment. The display numbered over sixty items, and gave some idea of the magnitude of the task of re-equipping the British Army. Irene Ward, one of the women members of parliament who attended the demonstration at Aldershot, England, on Feb. 22, 1939, looking out of the turret of a tank, while inspecting one of Britain’s latest tanks with Sir Asheton Pownall. (AP Photo)

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Members of the Scottish contingent of so-called "Hunger Marchers" after their arrival at Edmonton, England on Feb. 22, 1934. They are having a welcome lunch. This particular contingent had been on the road for more than a month, and will be among the thousands in a mass demonstration in London soon, protesting against the unemployment bill. (AP Photo)

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While a giant panda licks its paw in the Bijing zoo, Mrs. Pat Nixon, second from right, watches the animals antics Tuesday, Feb. 22, 1972, during a tour of the Chinese citys various sites. It had been reported that the Chinese had offered a panda to the Nixons as a gift. (AP Photo/wfa/stf)

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The Beatles are seen as they take it easy in Nassau, the Bahamas, where they are filming "Help!", Feb. 22, 1965. (AP Photo)

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The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. addresses a Selma, Ala., rally on Feb. 22, 1965, telling the crowd that blacks won't abide by Gov. George Wallace's ban against night demonstrations. Wallace issued the order after a racial incident in Marion, Ala., during which several people were injured. (AP Photo)

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** ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS, FEB. 16-18 ** FILE ** Johnny Beauchamp (73), driving a 1959 Thunderbird and Lee Petty, (42), driving an Oldsmobile, race side-by-side on the last lap of the 500-mile stock car and convertible race at Daytona International Speedway in this Feb. 22, 1959 file photo in Daytona Beach, Fla. Petty nosed out Beauchamp at the finish line to win (AP Photo/File)

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The Beatles, from left, Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harriso and Ringo Starr, are shown at London Airport, England, Feb. 22, 1964, after their arrival from the United States. Some 5,000 fans staged a welcome for the musicians. (AP Photo)

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These four students at Morgan State College were among about 15 blacks attending the Northwood Theater in Baltimore, Md., for the first time, Feb. 22, 1963. Flashing a ?V? for their integration victory are, left to right: Sandra Upshur, 18; John Cole, 21; Carolyn Dotson, 19 and Wesley Hairston, 18. Miss Upshur is executive secretary of the Civic Interest Group, integrationist organization which sponsored demonstrations at the theater. (AP Photo/William A. Smith)

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Wes Ellis, Jr., hometown boy but playing out of Aldecress, N.Y., gets a big kiss from his wife Marian after collecting a $2,800 first place check by winning the Texas Open Golf Tournament, Feb. 22, 1959. Ellis carded a last day score 67, 4 under par, for a tournament total of 276. (AP Photo/Ed Kolenovsky)

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Hollywood star Marilyn Monroe sings to an audience of G.I.'s during the first show of her recent four-day tour of Korea, Feb. 22, 1954. She is wearing her much-discussed low-cut purple cocktail dress about which she had told newsmen, "it's the only one I brought over that is suitable for the show". (AP Photo)

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Passersby watch as a man spins dough in the air to make a pizza pie in a Times Square pizzeria in New York City, Saturday, Feb. 22, 1958. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler)

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Tom "Tarzan" Spencer, right, is shown with Harlem Globetrotters founder and owner Abe Saperstein, Feb. 22, 1957, in Chicago. (AP Photo)

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Sergeant Charles G. Lehner of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., instructor at the Aircraft Recognition School, seems to be keeping this class amused in Norfolk Feb. 22, 1943. (AP Photo)

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Tow fisted Raymond Starr, above, Cincinnati Reds Pitcher, won twenty games last year with his richy arm. He ran a close and for the year’s A.A most valuable layer award. Also to his credit are 21 dourleheaures. Ray’s been playing fifteen years, joined the majors in 1932 with the cards and went to the giants and braves in 1933. Joined up with Indianapolis. Raymond Starr is at Tampa, Florida on Feb. 22, 1942, getting ready for his sixteenth year in baseball. Starr is 35 years old and comes from Sandoval, Ill. (AP Photo)

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As the U.S. prepared to honor George Washingon on Feb. 22, 1940, the 208th anniversary of his birth, Guton Borglum's huge Black Hills granite sculpture neared completion at the Mount Rushmore National Memorial near Rapid City, S.D. Note comparitive sizes of men at work on head of Washington, which together with likenesses of Lincoln, Jefferson, and Theodore Roosevelt, was scheduled for completion in June 1940. (AP Photo)

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A selection of the latest army types of weapons, vehicles and other equipment, were demonstrated before a party of peers and members of parliament at Aldershot, Hampshire. Anti-tank batteries with two-pounder guns in tow going to into action at Aldershot, Hampshire, England, on Feb. 22, 1939, during the demonstration. (AP Photo)

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Rosalie Fairbanks, a guide to the New York World's Fair, points to the theme of the exposition - the Trylon and Perisphere - in New York on Feb . 22, 1939. The entire sheath of scaffolding was removed for the first time. Many of the buildings which will comprise the fair are completed and many more well into construction. (AP Photo)

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Employees at a Woolworth's store at an unknown location pose in this photo from the early 1900's. Proper attire was a bylaw in the early stores, including dresses below the ankles and ties on the men at all times, although these young men more often than not spent their working hours unloading crates and scrubbing floors. Woolworth Corp. announced Thursday, July 17, 1997 that it is closing its five-and-dime stores across the country, ending a 117-year-old business that was once a fixture of American life. (AP Photo)

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The flag shown Feb. 25, 1932, was hung up in the room where the American colony of Zurich celebrated Washington Day, Feb. 22. The painted middle piece shows George Washington crossing the Delaware River to meet General Lafayette on his return from Europe (AP Photo/H. Leuenberger)

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