"The Raven" is first published, baseball and football induct their first hall of fame classes, the Gulf War fighting takes to the ground, and President George W. Bush coins the phrase "Axis of Evil," all on this day.
1964: The movie "Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb," starring Peter Sellers, George C. Scott, Sterling Hayden, Keenan Wynn and Slim Pickens, and directed by Stanley Kubrick, premieres in theaters. The black comedy, which satirizes the nuclear scare, earned four Academy Award nominations: Best Actor for Sellers (who played three different parts), Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Director and Best Picture.
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