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 - United Artists
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1919: Douglas Fairbanks, Mary Pickford, Charlie Chaplin and D.W. Griffith launch the film studio United Artists with the intention of controlling their own interests rather than depending upon the powerful commercial studios.


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