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By On This Day in NYC's History

J-E-T-S…JETS! JETS! JETS!

On January 12, 1969: The New York Jets beat the Baltimore Colts, 16-7, to win Super Bowl III in what is considered to be one of the greatest upsets in sports history.

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‘YA MEATHEAD

On January 12, 1971: All in the Family, which was set in Queens and starred Carroll O’Conor, Jean Stapleton, Sally Struthers, and Rob Reiner, premiered on CBS.

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BORN ON THIS DAY: RAEKWON

On January 12, 1970: Rapper and member of Wu Tang Clan Raekwon was born Corey Woods in Staten Island.

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