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 - The A Team
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1983: The action-adventure television series "The A-Team," about a fictional group of ex–U.S. Army Special Forces personnel who work as soldiers of fortune while on the run for a "crime they didn't commit," debuts. The show, which starred George Peppard, Dirk Benedict, Dwight Schultz and Mr. T, would run for five seasons before ending on March 8, 1987.

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