One Day in Your Life

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One Day in Your Life: January 20, 1988

January 20, 1988, is a Wednesday. In Arizona, a committee of the State House of Representatives continues hearings into whether Governor...

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One Day in Your Life: December 16, 1973

December 16, 1973, is a Sunday. The front-page story on many newspapers across the country regards the decision yesterday by the American...

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One Day in Your Life: November 18, 1984

November 18, 1984, is a Sunday. By Congressional resolution, it’s the first day of National Family Week. The New York Times publishes...

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One Day in Your Life: October 21, 1976

October 21, 1976, is a Thursday. President Gerald Ford issues a statement expressing pride in the fact that Americans have won all five...

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One Day in Your Life: September 16, 1987

September 16, 1987, is a Wednesday. A front-page story in the New York Times details the growing plagiarism scandal surrounding Delaware...

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One Day in Your Life: August 19, 1991

August 19, 1991, was a Monday. In the Soviet Union, President Mikhail Gorbachev is placed under house arrest by a group of KGB...

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One Day in Your Life: July 15, 1979

July 15, 1979, was a Sunday. In the Soviet Union, it’s Metallurgist’s Day. With gasoline prices skyrocketing again and his...

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One Day in Your Life: June 17, 1994

June 17, 1994, is a Friday. Former football star O.J. Simpson, suspected of murdering his wife and a friend, fails to turn himself in to...

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One Day in Your Life: May 20, 1989

May 20, 1989, is a Saturday. It’s the last day of National Osteoporosis Prevention Week. Pro-democracy protests continue in...

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One Day in Your Life: April 15, 1990

April 15, 1990, is Easter Sunday. The nuclear-armed nations of India and Pakistan remain nose-to-nose over the disputed province of...

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One Day in Your Life: March 18, 1978

March 18, 1978, is a Saturday. Deposed Pakistani prime minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto is convicted of murder and sentenced to death. Before...

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One Day in Your Life: February 18, 1977

February 18, 1977, is a Friday. NASA’s new craft, the space shuttle, makes a test flight bolted to a 747. The flight lasts a little...

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One Day in Your Life: January 14, 1986

January 14, 1986, is a Tuesday. President Reagan issues proclamations for Save Your Vision Week, National Poison Prevention Week, and a...

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One Day in Your Life: November 19, 1985

November 19, 1985, is a Tuesday. Ronald Reagan and Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev are in Geneva, where they will hold their first...

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One Month in Your Life: October 1973

Normally, this feature examines a single day. This time, we’ll look at several days from one extraordinary month—October 1973,...

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One Day in Your Life: September 17, 1978

September 17, 1978, is a Sunday. Egyptian president Anwar Sadat and Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin sign the Camp David Accords. The...

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One Day in Your Life: August 20, 1969

August 20, 1969, was a Wednesday. Hurricane Camille continues to drop rain on the Eastern Seaboard; Nelson County, Virginia, records...

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One Day in Your Life: July 16, 1971

July 16, 1971, is a Friday. Life magazine reports on the three Soviet Soyuz 11 cosmonauts who died during re-entry on June 29; consumer...

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One Day in Your Life: June 18, 1983

June 18, 1983, is a Saturday. At 7:33 AM Eastern time, the space shuttle Challenger blasts off with a crew of five, including Sally Ride,...

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One Day in Your Life: May 21, 1985

(Author’s note: Jason’s Chart Attack! from last week is the inspiration for this post. While we were listening to all that...

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One Day in Your Life: April 16, 1981

April 16, 1981, was a Thursday. The nation’s front pages detail the story of Washington Post reporter Janet Cooke, who admitted...

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One Day in Your Life: March 19, 1976

March 19, 1976, is a Friday. Newspaper readers learn that Democratic Senator Frank Church of Idaho entered the presidential race yesterday,...

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One Day in Your Life: February 20, 1980

February 20, 1980, is a Wednesday. At 12:01AM Eastern time, a deadline passes for the Soviets to withdraw from Afghanistan, which they had...