On this day: January 21

Published On: Jan 18 2013 02:57:15 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 21 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

Louis XVI is guillotined, the first nuclear-powered submarine launches, the nation catches "Saturday Night Fever," and President Reagan's second inauguration heads indoors, all on this day.

OTD January 21 - Billy Ocean
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1950: Grammy-winning singer Billy Ocean, who had a string of R&B international pop hits in the 1970s and 1980s, including "Caribbean Queen," "When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going" and "Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car", is born in Trinidad and Tobago.

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