On this day: January 11

Published On: Jan 10 2013 01:39:09 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 11 2013 01:00:00 AM CST

A U.S. marshal dies in the line of duty for the first time, a landmark report points to the hazards of smoking, the designated hitter comes into play, and Beckham heads to America, all on this day.

OTD January 11 - Amanda Peet
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1972: Actress Amanda Peet, best known for movies such as "The Whole Nine Yards," "Saving Silverman," "Identity," "Syriana" and "2012," is born in New York City.

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