On this day: January 22

Published On: Jan 21 2013 05:48:20 AM CST   Updated On: Jan 22 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

The Supreme Court decides Roe v. Wade, the Boeing 747 flies for the first time, Apple introduces its Macintosh computer in a Super Bowl ad, and the Unabomber pleads guilty, all on this day.

OTD January 22 - Sam Cooke
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1931: R&B and soul singer Sam Cooke, whose hits included "Cupid," "You Send Me" and "Twistin' the Night Away," is born Samuel Cook in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Cooke was fatally shot by the manager of the Hacienda Motel in Los Angeles on Dec. 11, 1964. Motel manager Bertha Franklin told police that she shot the 33-year-old Cooke in self-defense after he broke into her office residence and attacked her. A coroner's inquest would later return a verdict of justifiable homicide.

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