THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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To­day is Thurs­day, Jan. 7, the sev­enth day of 2016. There are 359 days left in the year.

IN THE NA­TION

1955: Singer Mar­ian An­der­son made her de­but with the Met­ro­pol­i­tan Opera in New York, in Verdi’s “Un Ballo in Maschera.”

1963: The cost of a first- class stamp in the U. S. rose from 4 to 5 cents.

IN THE WORLD

2015: Masked gun­men stormed the Paris of­fices of Char­lie Hebdo, a French news­pa­per that had car­i­ca­tured the prophet Mo­ham­mad, me­thod­i­cally killing 12 peo­ple, in­clud­ing the ed­i­tor.

HAPPY BIRTH­DAY TO YOU Au­thor Wil­liam Peter Blatty is 88. Mag­a­zine pub­lisher Jann Wen­ner is 70. Singer Kenny Log­gins is 68. Ac­tress Erin Gray is 66. Ac­tor David Caruso is 60. Talk show host Katie Couric is 59. Sen. Rand Paul, R- Ky., is 53. Ac­tor Ni­co­las Cage is 52. Ac­tor Brett Dal­ton ( TV: “Marvel’s Agents of S. H. I. E. L. D.”) is 33. Ac­tor Mar­cus Scrib­ner ( TV: “black- ish”) is 16.

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