January 22 in Pop Culture History

22January 22 in Pop Culture History
1890 – The United Mine Workers of America was founded in Columbus, Ohio.

1946 – Creation of the Central Intelligence Group, now the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency).

1947 – KTLA begins operation in Hollywood.

1968 – Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In debuted on NBC

1973 – Roe vs Wade: U.S. Supreme Court legalized abortions.

1984 – Apple’s “1984” advertisement ran (for the only time) at Superbowl XVII

1987 – Pennsylvania politician R. Budd Dwyer shot and killed himself at a live, televised press conference.

1997 – Lottie Williams was the first human to be struck by a remnant of a space vehicle (Delta II rocket?) after re-entering the earth’s atmosphere.

1999 – Gloria, Tango, Children of Heaven, Still Crazy and My Name is Joe were released in theaters.

2003 – Chappelle’s Show debuted on Comedy Central.

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