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On this day: January 23

Published On: Jan 22 2013 04:26:32 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 23 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

The deadliest earthquake in recorded history hits China, Duke Ellington plays Carnegie Hall, North Korea captures a U.S. Navy ship, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts its first class, all on this day.

OTD January 23 - Barney Miller
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1975: The TV sitcom "Barney Miller," set in a New York City police station in Greenwich Village, makes its debut. The show, which starred Hal Linden (right) in the title role, would run for eight seasons before ending on May 20, 1982. The show would win three Emmys, including Outstanding Comedy Series in 1982, and two Golden Globes during its run.

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