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On this day: February 1

Published On: Feb 01 2013 12:51:36 AM CST   Updated On: Feb 01 2013 01:00:00 AM CST

The Beatles hit No. 1 for the first time in America, tragedy strikes space shuttle Columbia, and Janet Jackson suffers a Super Bowl "wardrobe malfunction," all on this day.

OTD February 1 - The Misfits
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1961: The movie "The Misfits," starring Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe and Montgomery Clift, and directed by John Huston, premieres in theaters. The movie would end up being the last for both Gable, who suffered a heart attack two days after filming ended and died 10 days later, and Monroe, who would die of an apparent drug overdose within a year and a half.

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