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2020

Bob Dylan sells his entire songwriting catalog of more than 600 songs to the Universal Music Publishing Group for over $300 million

2017

Naples’ pizza spinning given UNESCO intangible heritage status along with Germany’s organ music, Kyrgystan’s Kok boru and India’s Kumbh festival.

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2003

The Conservative Party of Canada is officially recognized after the merger of the Canadian Alliance and Progressive Conservative Party of Canada.

1988

Palestine Liberation Organization delegation lead by Yasser Arafat proclaims the State of Palestine, recognizing the existence of the State of Israel for the first time.

1986

President Jean-Claude Duvalier flees Haiti.

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1979

“Star Trek: The Motion Picture” first movie of the series premieres directed by Robert Wise, starring William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy.

1973

Paul McCartney & Wings release “Band on the Run” in the UK.

1972

Apollo 17 launched, the final manned lunar landing mission.

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1961

Jean Béliveau appointed Captain of the NHL Canadiens.

1941

Imperial Japanese Navy with 353 planes attack the US fleet at Pearl Harbor Naval Base, Hawaii, killing 2,403 people.

Canada the first of the Western allies to declare war on Japan, Finland, Hungary, and Rumania; shortly after Japanese bomb US base at Pearl Harbour, Hawaii. US, Britain and other allied countries follow the next day.

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1925

Swimmer Johnny Weissmuller set a world record in the 150-yard freestyle with a time of 1 minute, 25 and 2/5 seconds. He went on to play “Tarzan” in several movies.

1787

Delaware became the first state to ratify the U.S. constitution becoming the first of the United States.

1677

Benediction and opening of the Quebec Seminary.

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Ukrainian pee-wee players dazzled to land in Quebec!

The pee-wee team from Ukraine has arrived in Quebec and one of the youngsters in the group, like all his comrades, can’t believe what is happening to him. This young man, Maksym Shtepa, who has just realized his dream of coming to Canada, had eyes that shone, just like his teammates, as reported by the Journal de Québec.

Of course, many Quebec media gathered at the Montreal airport to welcome this pee-wee team from Ukraine, and some of them were very moved to see them get off the plane.

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TEAM UKRAINE SELECT – BIENVENUE À QUÉBEC!💙💛L’équipe est enfin arrivée et a profité d’un super accueil ce soir au Centre Vidéotron! Que l’aventure commence.🎉

Posted by Pee-Wee Quebec on Wednesday, February 1, 2023

It is important to remember that only a few weeks ago, these young people were scattered all over Europe, two of them in the middle of the war, and four others refugees in other countries. So, for them, coming to Quebec for the pee-wee tournament put these situations in second place. In Quebec, these young people form Team Ukraine Select.

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To bring this team from the Montreal airport to Quebec City, a convoy of three vans picked them up and brought them back to Quebec City.

During the trip, Yehor Kosenko, one of the team’s coaches, asked about field hockey in Canada, leading to a discussion about the Montreal Canadiens. On the way, when the Ukrainians saw the Place Bell of the Laval Rocket, their eyes sparkled once again.

Let’s note that this Ukrainian team will once again be very excited when they attend the game between the Quebec Remparts and the Moncton Wildcats on Saturday afternoon!

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60-year-old man died during a fight after a basketball game

A man named Russell Giroux was transported by ambulance toNorthwestern Medical Center in St. Albans, the location where doctors pronounced him dead, after a fight at a college basketball game.

The individual in question was 60 years old and died as a result of a brawl that broke out. This sad event took place Tuesday night in the town of Alburgh, which is in the state of Vermont.

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Video footage is actually available, which will greatly assist authorities in moving forward and concluding this investigation.

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For the students involved, arrangements were made beforehand to make sure they were well taken care of to get through this ordeal.

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Super Bowl LVII: ticket prices are outrageous!

On Sunday, February 12, the Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs will face off at State Farm Stadium in Glendale in Super Bowl LVII.

Recall that the Eagles lifted the Lombardi Trophy in 2018 with a Jason Kelce, and the Chiefs did the same with Travis Kelce two years later.

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That said, tickets to an NFL Super Bowl game cost two legs, two arms and more, and Super Bowl LVII will not be an exception because both Kelce brothers will be at the most popular sporting event of the year.

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Back to the point. The lowest price you can find on the market right now, via Vivid Seatsis $4560 before all fees are added.

As for tickets in the 100 sections, they start at $6110 before fees, obviously.

But if you want to attend Super Bowl LVII, the tickets may not be cheap, but the trip is worth itfor soccer fans.

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Also remember that the halftime show will be explosive due to a performance by Rihanna. In the case of the national anthem, it will be provided by the greatest of cowboys, Chris Stapleton.

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