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On this day: January 30

Published On: Jan 29 2013 12:26:37 AM CST   Updated On: Jan 30 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

An assassin's misfires spare President Andrew Jackson, "The Lone Ranger" debuts on radio, Gandhi is assassinated, The Beatles hit the roof for one last gig, and the first computer virus is written, all on this day.

OTD January 30 - Phil Collins
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1951: Singer-songwriter Phil Collins, best known as a drummer and vocalist for the rock group Genesis and for his solo work, is born in London, England. Some of his best known hits include "In the Air Tonight," "Sussudio," "Against All Odds" and "Another Day in Paradise."

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