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Airlines around the world have a proud tradition of getting goofy with the looks of their aircraft.
When Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium turned 5 in 2007, it celebrated by commissioning Belgian comedian Kamagurka to redesign one of its planes. The result? A plane adorned with a long-haired superhero beneath the logo "Kamagurka Hairlines."
U.S. Department of Defense
Nylon is invented, the "M*A*S*H" finale draws a record audience, Michael Jackson wins a record eight Grammys, the Gulf War ends, and the Branch Davidian standoff begins, all on this day.
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