Hawaii's monarchy is overthrown, Popeye makes his comic strip debut, Muhammad Ali is born, Operation Desert Storm begins, and news of the Monica Lewinsky scandal breaks online, all on this day.
1955: Singer-songwriter and actor Steve Earle, who began his career as a songwriter in Nashville, Tennessee, and broke through with his 1986 album "Guitar Town," is born in Fort Monroe, Virginia. He has also appeared in the HBO drama series "The Wire" and "Treme" and has written a novel, a play and a book of short stories.
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