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    This day in history

    Tuesday, Feb. 5, is the 36th day of 2013. There are 329 days left in the year.

    Today’s birthdays: Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron is 79. Financial writer Jane Bryant Quinn is 74. Football Hall of Famer Roger Staubach is 71. Rock singer Al Kooper is 69. Actress Charlotte Rampling is 67. Racing Hall of Famer Darrell Waltrip is 66. Actress Barbara Hershey is 65. Actress Jennifer Jason Leigh is 51. Actress Laura Linney is 49. Singer Bobby Brown is 44. Country singer Sara Evans is 42.

    In 1922, the first edition of Reader’s Digest was published.


    In 1940, Glenn Miller and his orchestra recorded ‘‘Tuxedo Junction’’ for RCA Victor’s Bluebird label.

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    In 1953, Walt Disney’s animated feature ‘‘Peter Pan’’ was first released.

    In 1967, ‘‘The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour’’ premiered on CBS-TV.

    In 1971, Apollo 14 astronauts Alan Shepard and Edgar Mitchell stepped onto the surface of the moon in the first of two lunar excursions.

    In 1973, services were held at Arlington National Cemetery for Army Colonel William B. Nolde, the last official American combat casualty before the Vietnam cease-fire took effect.


    In 1983, former Nazi Gestapo official Klaus Barbie, expelled from Bolivia, was brought to Lyon, France, to stand trial. (He was convicted of war crimes and sentenced to life in prison; he died in 1991.)

    In 2008, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, guru to the Beatles, died in the Dutch town of Vlodrop.

    In 2012, Eli Manning and the Giants one-upped Tom Brady and the Patriots again, coming back to beat New England, 21-17, for New York’s fourth NFL title in Super Bowl XLVI.