On this day: January 21

POSTED: 12:57 PM PST Jan 18, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Jan 20, 2016 

Louis XVI is guillotined, the first nuclear-powered submarine launches, the nation catches "Saturday Night Fever," and President Reagan's second inauguration heads indoors, all on this day.

OTD January 21 - Steve Reeves
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1926: Actor and bodybuilder Steve Reeves, who, at the peak of his career, was the highest-paid actor in Europe, is born in Glasgow, Montana. Reeves, who won the Mr. Universe bodybuilding competition in 1950, starred in such low-budget movies as "Hercules," "Hercules Unchained," "Goliath and the Barbarians" and "The Last Days of Pompeii." He died from complications of lymphoma at the age of 74 on May 1, 2000.


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