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what is today 2014 blueKENTUCKY (1/1/14) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1735 – Birthday – Paul Revere, silversmith/US patriot (British are coming)

1895 – Birthday – J. Edgar Hoover, Washington, D.C., first Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (1924-72)

1961 – Birthday – Marcia Cross, actress (Melrose Place)

1966 – Simon and Garfunkel's "Sounds of Silence" reaches #1

1968 – Evel Knievel fails in his attempt to jump Caesar's Palace Fountain

1985 – US's first manadatory seat belt law goes into effect (NY)

1985 – VH-1 made its broadcasting debut

1994 – Microsoft CEO Bill Gates (38) marries Melinda French (29)

1994 – Cesar Romero, US actor (Joker-Batman), dies at 86

1995 – Last "Far Side" by cartoonist Gary Larson (started 1980)

2003 – "A Beautiful Mind" actress Jennifer Connelly (32) weds actor Paul Bettany in Scotland

2011 – Singer-songwriter Kellie Pickler (25) weds country music songwriter Kyle Jacobs (34) at the Jumby Bay Resort in Antigua

2013 – Patti Page [Clara Ann Fowler], American pop singer, dies at 85

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