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On this day: January 18

POSTED: 11:53 AM PST Jan 17, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Jan 17, 2013 

Three B-52s become the first aircraft to circle the globe non-stop, Willie O'Ree breaks the NHL's color barrier, "The Jeffersons" premieres, and Jim Thorpe gets his Olympic medals back, all on this day.

OTD January 18 - Robert B Parker
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Manchester (N.H.) Library

2010: Author Robert B. Parker, best known for his crime novels about private detective Spenser, dies of a heart attack at age 77 in Cambridge, Mass. Parker's Spenser novel series was developed into the television series "Spenser: For Hire" in the 1980s. He also created the character Jesse Stone, a troubled LAPD detective who becomes a police chief in a small New England town, who has been played by Tom Selleck in a series of TV movies.

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