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On this day: January 29

Published On: Jan 27 2013 11:33:53 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 29 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

"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.

OTD January 29 - Adam Lambert
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1982: Actor and singer Adam Lambert, who rose to fame after finishing as runner-up on the eighth season of "American Idol," is born in Indianapolis, Ind. His debut studio album, 2009's "For Your Entertainment," debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 chart and featured the singles "For Your Entertainment," "Whataya Want from Me" and "If I Had You." His second studio album, 2012's "Trespassing," made its debut in the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 album chart.

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