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On this day: January 10

POSTED: 10:35 AM PST Jan 09, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Jan 09, 2014 

Caesar crosses the Rubicon, the London Underground opens, RCA introduces the 45 rpm single, The Beatles' first U.S. record is released, and Wendy's asks "Where's the Beef?," all on this day.

OTD January 10 - Coco Chanel
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1971: French fashion designer Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel, who founded the Chanel Company, dies at age 87 in Paris, France. Her influence expanded beyond just clothing to jewelry, handbags and fragrance, with her signature scent, Chanel No. 5, becoming an iconic product. She's seen here in 1920.

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