On this day: January 20

POSTED: 06:54 PM PST Jan 05, 2014    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Jan 19, 2016 

FDR is inaugurated for an unprecedented fourth time, Elvis is promoted to sergeant, "Meet The Beatles!" hits record stores, and Iran releases the American hostages, all on this day.

OTD January 20 - Buzz Aldrin
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1930: Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin Jr., the former American astronaut who was the second person to walk on the moon, is born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey. Also a U.S. Air Force pilot, he was the lunar module pilot for Apollo 11, the first manned lunar landing in history.


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