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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 - Christopher Guest
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1948: Actor and director Christopher Guest, best known for his acting roles in "This Is Spinal Tap" and "The Princess Bride" as well as the writer-director-star of such movies as "Waiting for Guffman," "Best in Show" and "A Mighty Wind," is born in New York City.

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