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On this day: February 1

POSTED: 1:51 AM Feb 01 2013   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Feb 01 2015

The Beatles hit No. 1 for the first time in America, tragedy strikes space shuttle Columbia, and Janet Jackson suffers a Super Bowl "wardrobe malfunction," all on this day.

OTD February 1 - Maximilian Schell
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2014: Austrian-Swiss actor Maximilian Schell, who won an Academy Award for Best Actor for 1961's "Judgment at Nuremberg," dies at the age of 83 in Innsbruck, Austria. Schell also received Oscar nominations for his roles in 1975's "The Man in the Glass Booth" and 1977's "Julia" and also appeared in movies such as "The Black Hole," "A Bridge Too Far," "The Freshman," "John Carpenter's Vampires" and "Deep Impact."

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