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On this day: February 6

Published On: Feb 05 2013 04:58:31 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 06 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

The Union gets its first victory of the Civil War, Ronald Reagan is born, The Righteous Brothers hit No. 1, and astronaut Alan Shepard works on his lunar golf game, all on this day.

OTD February 6 - Mary Kay LeTourneau
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1998: Mary Kay LeTourneau, the 36-year-old former Washington state teacher who was originally sentenced to six months in county jail for having a sexual relationship with her then 13-year-old student, is sentenced to another seven and a half years in prison for violating her probation after being caught with the boy, then 14 and the father of her baby, three days earlier in a parked car in Seattle, Wash. She would be released from prison on Aug. 4, 2004, and married the student, Vili Fualaau, by then 21 and the father of another child by LeTourneau, the following year.

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