On this day: February 5

POSTED: 10:36 PM PST Feb 04, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Feb 04, 2015 

The U.S. military scores its first aerial victory, Reader's Digest is first published, Disney's "Peter Pan" premieres, and Manuel Noriega is indicted, all on this day.

OTD February 5 - Kelly Ripa
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2001: Soap opera actress Kelly Ripa is chosen as Regis Philbin's new cohost, replacing Kathie Lee Gifford after 12 years. The syndicated morning talk show was renamed "Live! With Regis and Kelly."


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