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Mexico Chiapas Rebellion 1994
Zapatista rebels guard the road to Guadalupe Tepeyac, Mexico, Dec. 29, 1994. The rebels received three aid convoys Thursday and released a statement saying they would drop some roadblocks, pull back troops, and repair airfields, in a conciliatory gesture. (AP Photo/Joe Cavaretta)

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Jimmy Carter
President Jimmy Carter shakes hands with Polish leader Edward Gierek after arriving in Warsaw, Dec. 29, 1977 on the first stop of his six-nation visit. (AP Photo)

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SUGAR BOWL 1978
Virginia guard Jeff Lamp appears to be playing basketball soccer style as he goes out of bounds and into Providence College's David Frye Thursday night, Dec. 29, 1978 during Sugar Bowl tournament in New Orleans, La. (AP Photo)

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United Air Lines DC-8 Crash
Aerial view shows United Air Lines DC-8 that crashed near Portand International Airport, killing at least 10 persons.This view was made at first light on Friday, Dec. 29, 1978. (AP Photo)

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United Airlines DC8 Crash
The cockpit that was on the United Airlines DC-8 that crashed near the Portland International Airport can be seen in Portland, Ore. on Dec. 29, 1978.(AP Photo)

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United Flight 173 Crash
Rescue workers help a flight attendant from a United Air Lines DC-8 jetliner after the plane crashed, killing at least 10 persons near Portland International Airport in Oregon, Dec. 29, 1978. (AP Photo/Jack Smith)

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IRAN HOSTAGE CRISIS 1979
Supporters of the Fedayeen, the left-wing of the Iranian revolution, parade in downtown Tehran, Dec. 29, 1979, in support of the hostage-holding students in the U.S. Embassy. In reality there is very little goodwill between the two groups, which have differing political goals. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sayad)

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Iran Revolution 1979
Armed members of the Republican Muslim People's Party, which supports Ayatollah Shariatmadari, on guard at party headquarters in Tabriz, Iran, Dec. 29, 1979, following clashes with Revolutionary Guards of Ayatollah Khomeini. (AP Photo/Jacques Langevin)

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Tampa Bay v. Philadelphia playoff 1979
Tampa Bay running back Ricky Bell (42) breaks away from two Philadelphia Eagles defenders as he goes for a gain in an NFL playoff game in Tampa, Florida on Dec. 29, 1979. Bell carried the ball 38 times for a playoff record, gaining 142 yards on the day. (AP Photo)

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Ronald Reagan Hostages
President elect Ronald Reagan and wife Nancy, leave Trader Vic's, a Polynesian restaurant in Beverly Hills, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 29, 1980 after having dinner. Earlier, Reagan had described the Iranians who'd seized American hostages as barbarians, and does not favor paying a ransom for their release. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

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1980 Gator Bowl Rogers
Heisman Trophy winner George Rogers (38), of the University of South Carolina, takes to the air trying to avoid being brought down by a University of Pittsburgh lineman during the Gator Bowl in Jacksonville, Fla., Dec. 29, 1980. (AP Photo)

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BLACK DENNIS CHER ROBERT ALTMAN
Director Robert Altman, right, poses with actresses, from left, Karen Black, Sandy Dennis and Cher in New York City, Monday, Dec. 29, 1981. They are starting rehearsals for a Broadway-bound play "Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean." (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler)

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Meat Plant Workers
Workers at John Morrell & Co., a beef and pork plant inspect meat at a plant in Estherville, Iowa, Dec. 29, 1981. Employees are still working after almost losing their jobs last Fall, but due to negotiations that included ministers and civic leaders as well as workers and management, a $2-an-hour pay cut was accepted that gave the employees the chance to keep working. The loss of Morrell, which employs 700 of the town's 7,500 citizens, would have been devastating. (AP Photo/RJ)

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President Jimmy Carter William Miller
President Jimmy Carter and G. William Miller smile for newsmen following Carter’s announcement at the White House in Washington Wednesday, Dec. 29, 1977, that Miller will replace Arthur Burns as Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board. Miller, of Providence, R.I., is chairman of Textron, Inc., and director of the Boston Federal Reserve Bank. Woman at right is Ariadna Miller, wife of William Miller. (AP Photo/ Barry Thumma)

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Ramsey Clark
Former U.S. Attorney General and activist lawyer Ramsey Clark speaks at a news conference on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 1981 in New York where the formation of the January 2nd Coalition for the advance of Haitian refugees was announced. At left is activist Dick Gregory. At right is Benjamin DuPuy, spokesman for the coalition. Man second from right is unidentified. Clark said the interdiction and detention of Haitian refugees were a "violation of laws." (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler)

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Atlanta Child Murders Williams 1981
Wayne Williams carries a legal pad in Atlanta, Dec. 29, 1981, as he is escorted from the Fulton County Jail en route to the second day of his trial on charges of killing two young Atlanta children. The deaths were two in a string of 28 slayings over a two-year period investigated by a special task force. (AP Photo/Gary Gardiner)

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SHELLY LONG
Actress Shelly Long poses on the set of the new television comedy series "Cheers" on Dec. 29, 1982. Long plays a well-bred, sheltered teaching assistant who is eager to expand her horizons by working as a cocktail waitress in a bar in Boston. (AP Photo/Red McLendon)

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Elizabeth Taylor
Actress Elizabeth Taylor meets with a Lebanese soldier wounded in Lebanon who is being treated in a Tel Aviv hospital in Israel on Dec. 29, 1982. Ms. Taylor also met with wounded Israeli soldiers and Lebanese children. (AP Photo)

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NAMBLA
A spokesman for the group NAMBLA said a photograph seized in a police raid is not that of Etan Patz, a young boy who disappeared from the streets of New York 3½ years, ago at a press conference in New York, Dec. 29, 1982. Spokesman David Thorstead, center, shows the 1968 “Boyhood Calendar” from which the photograph in question came. With him are spokesman David Ingalls, left, and the lawyer for the group, Michael J. Larey, at right. (AP Photo/G. Paul Burnett)

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SUGAR BOWL PENN STATE PATERNO
Penn State head football coach Joe Paterno is shown on the field as his team starts a drill session in New Orleans, La., Dec. 29, 1983. The Nittany Lions meet Georgia in the Sugar Bowl for the national title Jan. 1. (AP Photo/Jack Thornell)

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AFC Playoffs 1984
Miami Dolphins fullback Pete Johnson (46) goes over his downed teammates en route to yardage during the AFC playoffs against the Seattle Seahawks in Miami, Fla., Saturday, Dec. 29, 1984. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

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NFC Playoffs 1984
New York Giants' Kenny Hill gets collared and brought down with the ball by San Francisco's Jeff Fuller (49) and linebacker Blanchard Montgomery (52) during the first half of their NFC playoff game in Candlestick Park, Dec. 29, 1984 in San Francisco, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

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AFGHANISTAN ORPHANAGE
Afghan orphans listen to their teacher in a classrom of the Imam Bukhari orphanage in Jalalabad Saturday Dec, 29, 2001. The orphanage, run by the Saudi based NGO International Islamic Relief Organization, opened a week ago after being closed by the Taliban government due to a dispute over the finances of the institution. (AP Photo/Enric Marti)

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NYC Subway
A passenger boards a subway car painted with graffiti, one of the more than 3.4 million daily passengers who use the mass transit system troubled by breakdowns, fires and criminal activity, in New York on Dec. 29, 1984. In 1984, 12,000 serious crimes, 5,000 fires and 15 derailments ocurred in the New York subway system, and the outlook for 1985 is that things will get worse before they get better in one of the world's oldest and largest subway system, officials say. (AP Photo).

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