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If yesterday's ruling holds up, "Happy Birthday" will be in the public domain. The song was written by two nursery school teachers in Kentucky in 1893 as a children's tune called "Good Morning to All," which was later adapted to "Happy Birthday to You." Royalties have been paid for using the song since 1935, when it was copyrighted. Ownership of the copyright changed hands over the years, eventually landing at the media Goliath Time Warner, which was earning an estimated $2 million a year from the song. The copyright is murky, however, but was not seriously challenged until 2013 when a filmmak