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2021

Danish star soccer midfielder Christian Eriksen suffers an on-field cardiac arrest during Euro 2020 game with Finland in Copenhagen; revived with a defibrillator; game controversially restarts with 1-0 Finland win.

2018

Singapore Summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump.

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2012

World Health Organization concludes that diesel exhaust causes cancer.

2007

“Transformers”, directed by Michael Bay and starring Shia LaBeouf and Megan Fox premieres in Sydney.

1995

Jacques Parizeau sets up Common Front for the Referendum with Lucien Bouchard of the Bloc Quebecois and Mario Dumont of the Parti de l’Action Democratique.

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1991

Boris Yelstin elected President of Russian Federation.

1990

“Mariah Carey” debut album by Mariah Carey is released.

1981

“Raiders of the Lost Ark” (the first Indiana Jones film) directed by Stephen Spielberg, produced by George Lucas, and starring Harrison Ford premieres

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1967

“You Only Live Twice”, 5th James Bond film starring Sean Connery, screenplay by Roald Dahl, premieres in London.

1964

Anti-apartheid activist and ANC leader Nelson Mandela is sentenced to life in prison for sabotage in South Africa.

1963

“Cleopatra” starring Elizabeth Taylor, Rex Harrison, and Richard Burton premiered at the Rivoli Theatre in New York City.

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1954

Bill Haley’s “Rock Around the Clock” is originally released.

1939

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum was dedicated in Cooperstown, New York.

1931

Al Capone is indicted on 5,000 counts of prohibition and perjury.

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1846

Fire in a Montreal theatre kills 200 people.

1792

Captain George Vancouver discovers site of Vancouver, British Columbia.

1651

The newly completed Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi by Gian Lorenzo Bernini is unveiled in Rome.

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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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