On this day: January 17

POSTED: 12:10 PM PST Jan 16, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Jan 16, 2014 

Hawaii's monarchy is overthrown, Popeye makes his comic strip debut, Muhammad Ali is born, Operation Desert Storm begins, and news of the Monica Lewinsky scandal breaks online, all on this day.

OTD January 17 - Michelle Obama
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1964: Michelle Obama, who became the first lady of the United States when her husband Barack Obama took office as president in 2009, is born Michelle LaVaughn Robinson in Chicago, Ill.

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