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The 150th episode of 'Arrow' airs on CW

The 7th season is the first not to feature original cast members Willa Holland and Paul Blackthorne, who play Thea Queen/Speedy and Quentin Lance, respectively, as series regulars following both actors' departures during the previous season. They did, however, reprise their roles for the series' 150th episode.

Migos feat. Lil Uzi Vert are at #1 on the US singles chart

Migos, an American hip-hop group from Georgia, managed to reach No. 1 on the US Singles chart with the lead single of their 2nd studio album 'Culture'. Even before peaking at the top of the charts, the song became an internet phenomenon, which helped its commercial performance, eventually causing it to spike up on the charts.

Van Morrison describes becoming a Sir as "amazing" and "exhilarating"

Van Morrison has described becoming a Sir as amazing and exhilarating after receiving a knighthood from the Prince of Wales at Buckingham Palace. The artist was introduced as Sir Ivan Morrison as he stepped forward to be dubbed a knight. He received the honor for services to the music industry and tourism in Northern Ireland.

Williams admits lying about being aboard a helicopter shot down in Iraq in 2003

Brian Williams apologized for and recanted his disproven Iraq War story that he had told on a Nightly News broadcast. He claimed that a military helicopter he was traveling in had been "forced down after being hit by an RPG." Soon after it aired, Williams' story was criticized by Lance Reynolds, a flight engineer on board one of the three Chinook helicopters that had been attacked.

Singer Reg Presley dies

Presley was hospitalized with what was suspected to be a stroke. He was also suffering from pneumonia and fluid around the heart. The following month, Presley announced he had been diagnosed with lung cancer and therefore decided to retire from the music industry. Just over a year later Presley died from this cancer and, according to Altham, "a succession of recent strokes." Presley was cremated at Basingstoke Crematorium, Hampshire.

Adele is at #1 on the US singles chart with 'Set Fire To The Rain'

Several months after Adele released 'Set Fire to the Rain', the power ballad finally peaked at top of the Billboard Hot 100. Written by her, alongside her producer Fraser T. Smith, it was released as a single from her second studio album 21. It also peaked at No. 1 in Belgium, Poland, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia.

Courtney Love is arrested at Heathrow Airport

Courtney Love was arrested after an alleged incident of air rage during the flight. She was accused of abusing the crew with offensive language and refusing to remain in her seat after the crew refused to allow her nurse into the 1st class section. The incident led to her being banned from Virgin Airlines.

ABBA billion dollar offer

Several years after the band was considered dissolved, the members were offered a billion dollars to reunite for a comeback tour. However, not even this was able to persuade them, as they turned down the offer, one member saying in an interview that "no amount of money would change our minds."

Karen Carpenter dies at age 32

Carpenter died rather early after collapsing in her bedroom, at her parent's house because of heart failure which was caused by complications were related to her eating disorder anorexia nervosa. It was little known at the time, but her death led to increased awareness of eating disorders.

The Bee Gees are at #1 on the US singles chart with 'Staying Alive'

'Stayin' Alive' was released as the second single from the 'Saturday Night Fever' soundtrack by Bee Gees. After its release, the song went up the charts and hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the early February, keeping its top position for 4 weeks straight, becoming one of the most recognizable tunes of the band.

'Patton' premieres in New York

'Patton' is an American epic biographical war film about U.S. General George S. Patton during World War II. It was directed by Franklin J. Schaffner from a script by Francis Ford Coppola and Edmund H. North, who based their screenplay on the biography 'Patton: Ordeal and Triumph' by Ladislas Farago and Omar Bradley's memoir 'A Soldier's Story'.

The Rolling Stones release 19th Nervous Breakdown

The 19th Nervous Breakdown song by The Rolling Stones was written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. The song reached number 2 on both the US and UK charts while topping the NME charts. In 2015, it was used in the Universal Pictures animated film called Minions.

The Righteous Brothers are at #1 on the UK & US singles chart

You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' managed to climb to the top of Billboard Hot 100 just a few weeks after its debut, staying there for a week. Release in the UK was in early January, debuting at No. 35 on the UK Top 40, reaching No. 1 in its fourth week and keeping the position until the next one.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1987

Lewis Tan

born 1983

Lauren Ash

born 1948

Alice Cooper