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On this day: February 5

Published On: Feb 05 2013 12:36:00 AM CST   Updated On: Feb 05 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

The U.S. military scores its first aerial victory, Reader's Digest is first published, Disney's "Peter Pan" premieres, and Manuel Noriega is indicted, all on this day.

OTD February 5 - Bobby Brown
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1969: Singer Bobby Brown, who got his start with the R&B band New Edition before finding success as a solo artist, is born in Boston, Mass. Brown had a string of top 10 hits between 1986 and 1992, including his signature song "My Prerogative," and won a Grammy, but is just as remembered today for being the ex-husband of the late pop star Whitney Houston.

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