THIS DAY IN HISTORY
Today is Thursday, Jan. 28, the 28th day of 2016. There are 338 days left in the year.
IN THE NATION
1986: The space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, Fla., killing all seven crew members.
IN THE WORLD
1813: The novel “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen was first published anonymously in London.
2011: Chaos engulfed Egypt as protesters seized the streets of Cairo, battling police, burning down the ruling party’s headquarters and defying a military curfew.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Actor Alan Alda is 80. Actress Susan Howard is 74. Actress Marthe Keller is 71. Actress- singer Barbi Benton is 66. Evangelical pastor Rick Warren is 62. Singer Sarah McLachlan is 48. Rapper Rakim is 48. Humorist Mo Rocca is 47. Singer Monifah is 44. Singer Joey Fatone Jr. (’ N Sync) is 39. Actress Rosamund Pike is 37. Singer Nick Carter ( Backstreet Boys) is 36. Actor Elijah Wood is 35.