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January 19 is a day that packs in several noteworthy celebrations. First, it's National Popcorn Day, an occasion that brings joy to all the popcorn lovers. It's also observed as National Tin Can Day, World Quark Day, and Good Memory Day. Alongside these, there are many more observations.

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Interesting Facts of January 19th

  1. 1. The popular television show, The Simpsons, first premiered as a half-hour prime time show on January 19, 1990.
  2. 2. The day marks the eve of the 19th-century gold rush in California that began on January 20, 1848.
  3. 3. The first electric lighting system employing overhead wires, built by Thomas Edison, began service at Roselle, New Jersey on this day in 1883.
  4. 4. Famous novelist Edgar Allan Poe was born on January 19, 1809.
  5. 5. Apple Inc. unveiled its first commercial for the Macintosh personal computer on January 19th 1983.
  6. 6. The Beatles made their last public performance on a London rooftop on January 19th, 1969.