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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 - Jaws
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1974: The novel "Jaws" by Peter Benchley is published. Director Steven Spielberg would adapt the book into the 1975 movie of the same name, which became the prototypical summer blockbuster movie.

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