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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 Beatles
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1964: The Beatles' "I Want To Hold Your Hand" hits No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, their first No. 1 song in America. It would hold the top spot for seven weeks before being replaced by another Beatles' song, "She Loves You."

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