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January 2014

1st: 50 Years Since Top Of The Pops 1st Broadcast On UK TV

7th: 15 Years Since Senate Trial On The Impeachment Of Bill Clinton Begins

11th: 50 Years Since US Surgeon General Published Report On Dangers Of Smoking

14th: 60 Years Since Marilyn Monroe Married Joe DiMaggio

17th: First Lady Michelle Obama Turns 50

24th: 30 Years Since The First Apple Macintosh Computer Went On Sale

29th: Germaine Greer Turns 75

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  • 91139172. UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 16: TOP OF THE POPS Photo of BEATLES, Back row l-r. John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison. Front. Ringo Starr performing 'Paperback Writer' & 'Rain' - BBC TV camera in shot (Photo by Cummings Archives/Redferns)
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  • 51622909. WASHINGTON, : US President Bill Clinton heads back to the Oval office after reading a statement in the Rose Garden of the White House after the Senate voted not to impeach him 12 February in Washingon, DC. Clinton apologized for the actions that led to his impeachment and subsequent acquittal by the Senate, saying he was 'profoundly sorry.' (ELECTRONIC IMAGE) AFP PHOTO/Stephen JAFFE (Photo credit should read STEPHEN JAFFE/AFP/Getty Images)
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  • 78959325. People, Health, Smoking, pic: June 1962, This poster issued by the Ministry of Health shows a woman about to take a cigarette, and asking her stop and think because of the risks of lung cancer (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)
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  • 3162707. circa 1955: American film actress and sex symbol, Marilyn Monroe (1926 - 1962), with her second husband, the baseball player Joe DiMaggio (1914 - 1999). (Photo by MPI/Getty Images)
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  • 86962596. US First Lady Michelle Obama listens to the national anthen at the White House Correspondents� Association annual dinner on May 9, 2009 at the Washington Hilton hotel in Washington. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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  • 3241352. 16th January 1984: American businessman Steve Jobs (L), Chairman of Apple Computers, and John Sculley, Apple's president, pose with the new Macintosh personal computer, New York City. (Photo by Marilyn K. Yee/New York Times Co./Getty Images)
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  • 52180983. Feminist writer Germaine Greer. (Photo by Terry O'Neill/Getty Images)
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