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On this day: January 3

POSTED: 10:49 PM Jan 02 2013   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Jan 03 2015

Construction begins on the Brooklyn Bridge, FDR founds the March of Dimes, Apple Computer is incorporated, and Gen. Manuel Noriega surrenders, all on this day.

OTD January 3 - Phil Everly
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2014: Phil Everly (right), best known as half of the rock duo the Everly Brothers with his brother Don (left), dies of complications from lung disease at age 74 in Burbank, California. The Everlys are best known for hits such as "Wake Up Little Susie," "Cathy's Clown," "All I Have to Do Is Dream" and "Bye Bye Love." They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986 and the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2001.

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