Geek Fact for January 17th

In 1968, Soyuz 4 and 5 completed the first docking of two manned spacecraft.

Soyuz 4 and Soyuz 5 carried out the original mission of the first Soyuz mission in 1967 — docking between two manned spacecraft and transfer of crew members between the crafts.

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In 1984, Supreme Court ruled (5-4) that the private use of home VCRs to tape TV programs for later viewing did not violate federal copyright laws.

By the end of 1983, there were eight million video recorders in use in the U.S.   That number soared as the legality of home recording seemed settled.

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