1931 – Sam Cooke the American singer-songwriter was born on the 22nd January 1931 (died 1964).
1938 – Peter Beard the Australian photographer and writer was born on the 22nd January 1938.
1946 – Malcolm McLaren the English singer-songwriter and manager was born on the 22nd January 1946 (died 2010).
1959 – Linda Blair the American actress was born on the 22nd January 1959.
1960 ~ Michael Hutchence the Australian singer-songwriter from iNXS was born on the 22nd January 1960 (died 22nd November 1997 aged 37). MichaelHutchence.com.au | Facebook.com/inxs.MichaelHutchence | iNXS.com
1970 ~ The Boeing 747, the world’s 1st jumbo jet, entered commercial service for launch customer Pan American Airways on the 22nd January 1970, with its maiden voyage from John F. Kennedy International Airport to London Heathrow Airport.
1973 – The crew of Apollo 17 addressed a joint session of Congress on the 22nd January 1973, after the completion of the final Apollo moon landing mission.
1977 – Matthew Newton the Australian actor was born on the 22nd January 1977.
1984 – The Apple Macintosh, the 1st consumer computer to popularize the computer mouse and the graphical user interface, was introduced during Super Bowl XVIII with its famous 1984 television commercial on the 22nd January 1984.
Today in History on the 22nd January video: Rove vs. Wade decision | Lyndon Johnson died | Unabomber pleaded guilty | Britain’s Queen Victoria died | The Crucible debut on Broadway | Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-in premiered…