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  • 97302704. UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 07: Throng is on hand to greet the Beatles as they stepped triumphantly from plane at Kennedy Airport for the first time from London for a 10-day tour. (Photo by Tom Gallagher/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
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  • 151794083. Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc., waits backstage before speaking during TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2012 in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. Zuckerberg, addressing the company's stock slump for the first time since a May initial public offering, said growth in the coming years will hinge on its ability to succeed with mobile products. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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  • 83417408. Russian soldiers in Kabul, Afghanistan, 1989. (Photo by John Downing/Getty Images)
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  • 86011625. American boxer Classius Clay (later Muhammad Ali) (center), dressed in a tuxedo, holds court at a diner with fans, friends, and admirers after his defeat of Sonny Liston, Miami, Florida, March 1, 1964. Photo by Bob Gomel/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)
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  • 12797651. Bodies of victims are evacuated after a train exploded at the Atocha train station in Madrid 11 March 2004. At least 173 people were killed and some 600 injured early 11 March 2004 in near-simultaneous explosions on three trains in Madrid at the height of morning commuter traffic, the Spanish interior ministry said. In what appeared to be a deliberate attack staged only 72 hours ahead of Spanish general elections, the blasts went off on a long-distance high-speed carrier and two suburban trains packed with commuters. AFP PHOTO PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU (Photo credit should read PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU/AFP/Getty Images)
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  • 3418144. 15th March 1964: Actress Elizabeth Taylor marries her fifth husband Richard Burton (1925-1984) in Montreal. (Photo by Express/Express/Getty Images)
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  • 72386229. PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 01: Snowfall in Paris: Passerelle Debilly and Eiffel Tower. (Photo by Dmitri Kessel/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)
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  • 3220062. American singer and guitarist Kurt Cobain (1967 - 1994), performs with his group Nirvana at a taping of the television program 'MTV Unplugged,' New York, New York, Novemeber 18, 1993. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)
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  • 78986507. Sport, Football, pic: 15th April 1989, F.A. Cup Semi-Final at Hillsborough, (The Hillsborough Tragedy) Liverpool 0,v Nottingham Forest 0, Match Abandoned, Young Liverpool fans are crushed on the terraces fehind the fencing (Photo by Bob Thomas/Getty Images)
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  • 85227528. UNITED KINGDOM - JANUARY 01: Photo of Stones Studio Group #1; Rolling Stones before lunch pose for group photo, London, 1963. Good thing Keith has the others to hold him upright (Photo by John Hoppy Hopkins/Redferns)
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  • 51102087. 04/23/99 Littleton, Colorado. Students Of The Columbine High School, Come To Pay Their Respects To Friends They Lost, In The Shooting Spree. (Photo By Andrew Shawaf/Getty Images)
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  • 83046115. Brazilian Formula 1 race car driver Ayrton Senna (1960 - 1994) in his car during a qualifying round of the San Marino F1 Grand Prix on the Imola Circuit, Imola, Italy, 30th April 1994. Senna died on May 1st after an accident during the race. (Photo by Dario Mitidieri/Getty Images)
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  • 2696421. Roger Bannister crossing the tape at the end of his record breaking mile run at Iffley Road, Oxford. He was the first person to run the mile in under four minutes, with a time of 3 minutes 59.4 seconds. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
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  • 52010888. BEIJING, CHINA - MAY 17: Picture dated 17 May 1989 shows a Chinese worker shouting pro-democracy slogans during a mass rally in Beijing streets in support of student hunger strikers gathered at Tiananmen Square, the scene of the mass pro-democracy protest led by students against the Chinese government. The April-June1989 pro-democracy movement was crushed by Chinese troops in June 1989 when army tanks rolled into Tiananmen Square 04 June. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read CATHERINE HENRIETTE/AFP/Getty Images)
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  • 50453928. Baseball player Babe Ruth in uniform at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Ralph Morse//Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)
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  • 80457874. British troops go over the top of the trenches during the Battle of the Somme, 1916. (Photo by Paul Popper/Popperfoto/Getty Images)
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  • 2667927. Richard Nixon (1913 - 1994) gives the thumbs up after his resignation as 37th President of the United States. His son-in-law David Eisenhower is with him as he says goodbye to his staff at the White House, Washington DC. (Photo by Gene Forte/Consolidated News Pictures/Getty Images)
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  • 79668708. Volume 2, Page 128, Picture 2, World War Two, Paris, France, 31st August, 1944, Captain William Ruenzle of New Jersey waves from the turret of his armoured renaissance tank, situated in front of the Arc De Triomphe in Paris as the first American vehicle enters the city during the Allied invasion and liberation of Europe (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)
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  • 57643988. Dick Van Dyke as Bert, Julie Andrews as Mary Poppins, Karen Dotrice as Jane Banks and Matthew Garber (1956 - 1977) as Michael Banks in the Disney musical 'Mary Poppins', directed by Robert Stevenson, 1964. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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  • 74280025. NEW YORK - OCTOBER 16: Civil rights leader Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. delivers a speech to a crowd on October 16, 1965 in New York City, New York. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
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  • 2669658. Welsh poet and playwright Dylan Thomas (1914 - 1953), relaxing outside. Original Publication: Picture Post - 4156 - Nest Of Singing Birds - pub. 1946 (Photo by Francis Reiss/Getty Images)
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  • 50590104. Berliners crowding by ladder, watching youth climb (atop W. side of Berlin Wall), celebrating communist GDR's decision to open borders. (Photo by Chris Niedenthal//Time Life Pictures/Getty Images)
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  • 138421626. MIDNIGHT SPECIAL -- Episode 22 -- Aired 2/8/74 -- Pictured: Tina Turner (Photo by NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
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