On this day: January 4

Published On: Jan 03 2013 05:04:16 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 04 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

Billboard publishes its first music chart, Sputnik falls to Earth, The Beatles record together for the last time, and Nancy Pelosi becomes the first female speaker of the House, all on this day.

OTD January 4 - Night Court
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1984: The TV sitcom "Night Court," starring Harry Anderson, John Larroquette and Richard Moll, premieres. The show would go on to last nine seasons, winning seven Emmys over 31 nominations before ending on May 31, 1992.

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