On this day: January 7

Published: Jan 05 2013 05:29:37 AM EST   Updated On: Jan 07 2015 02:00:00 AM EST

Galileo spots some of Jupiter's moons, the Harlem Globetrotters play their first game, Truman announces the development of the H-bomb, and President Clinton's impeachment trial begins, all on this day.

OTD January 7 - Katy Perry
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2012: Katy Perry's album "Teenage Dream" becomes the first album in history to have seven songs from the same album reach No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs chart. This was official as soon as the single "The One That Got Away" hit No. 1. The previous six singles to reach No. 1 on the chart were "California Gurls," "Teenage Dream," "Peacock," "Firework," "E.T." and "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)."

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    On this day: January 30

    An assassin's misfires spare President Andrew Jackson, "The Lone Ranger" debuts on radio, Gandhi is assassinated, The Beatles hit the roof for one last gig, and the first computer virus is written, all on this day.