On this day: January 15

Published On: Jan 14 2013 05:48:11 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 15 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

Columbus heads home from the New World, Martin Luther King Jr. is born, the first Super Bowl is played, and Capt. Chesley B. "Sully" Sullenberger becomes a hero, all on this day.

OTD January 15 - Happy Days
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Paramount Network Television

1974: With '50s nostalgia trending, the sitcom "Happy Days" premieres on television with "Rock Around The Clock" as its theme song. The show would run for 11 seasons, spawning two hit TV spin-offs in "Laverne & Shirley" and "Mork & Mindy" along the way, before ending on Sept. 24, 1984.

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