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On This Day Weekend of January 17, 18, 19

On This Day in history:

FRIDAY:

1806- The grandson of US President Thomas Jefferson, James Madison Randolph, is the first child born in the White House.

1922- Betty White is born

1942- Muhammad Ali is born.

1992- "Michael Jackson...the Legend Continues" airs on CBS.

1996- Pink Floyd is officially inducted into the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame.

SATURDAY

1896- The x-ray machine is exhibited for the first time.

1948- "The Original Amateur Hour" debuts and is on the air for 22 years.

1975- "The Jeffersons" debut on CBS.

SUNDAY

1861- Georgia secedes from the Union.

1957- Johnny Cash makes his first network TV appearance on CBS' "Jackie Gleason Show."

1981- Styx released their album "Paradise Theater."








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