January 20 in Pop Culture History

20January 20 in Pop Culture History

January 20, 1992 was a Good Day for rapper Ice Cube.

1265 – 1st English Parliament was called into session by Earl of Leicester.

1835 (Volcano Eruption) Cosigüina

1920 – American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) was founded.

1929 – In Old Arizona, the first full-length talking motion picture filmed outdoors, was released.

1930 – The first radio broadcast of The Lone Ranger took place in Detroit (WXYZ)

1965 – The Beatles appeared on ABC’s Shindig.

1968 – #1 Hit January 20, 1968 – February 2, 1968: John Fred & His Playboy BandJudy in Disguise (With Glasses)

1981 – Twenty minutes after Ronald Reagan was inaugurated, Iran released 52 American hostages.

1981 – President Regan’s first inauguration (Jan 20, 1981) was the warmest on record at 55°F, while his second inauguration (Jan 21, 1985) was the coldest on record at 7°F

1989 – Ronald Reagan became the 1st President elected in a ‘0’ year (1980) since 1840, to leave office as President while still alive.

1990 – #1 Hit January 20, 1990 – February 9, 1990: Michael BoltonHow Am I Supposed to Live Without You

1998- Dawson’s Creek premiered on The WB

2000 – SoapNet debuted

2006 – High School Musical was broadcast on The Disney channel

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