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On This Day December 16th

On This Day in history:

1901- "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" by Beatrix Potter is printed for the first time.

1912- The first postage stamp depicting an airplane is issued.

1966- Jimi Hendrix releases his first singel, "Hey Joe."

1972- Paul McCartney's single, "Hi, Hi, Hi," is released.

1977- The film, "Saturday Night Fever" debuted.

1983- The Who officially disbands.

1984- The play, "Diamonds" opens in New York City.

1993- The musical, "The Red Shoes" opens.

1999- Sigourney Weaver receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

2000- George W. Bush selects Colin Powell to be the first African American secretary of state.

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