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March 3

What happened on the day you were born?

In the headlines today:
 
1999  In an ABC-TV interview, former White House intern Monica Lewinsky tells reporter Barbara Walters of her relationship with US president Bill Clinton.
 
1999The US Supreme Court rules that public schools must provide 1-on-1 nursing care for certain disabled students.
 
1991Los Angeles Police officers stop motorist Rodney King, and savagely beat him. The event was captured on amateur video, resulting in a national outcry.
 
1991A United Airlines Boeing 737 crashes on approach to the Colorado Springs airport, killing 25 passengers.
 
1974350 perish when a Turkish Airlines DC-10 crashes after takeoff in Paris.
 
1969The crew aboard Apollo 9 lifts off from Cape Kennedy, Florida, to test the lunar excursion module (LEM, which does not land on lunar soil until the Apollo 11 mission).


1967
The Beatles: Sergeant Pepper (Capitol Records)
The Beatles record instrumental tracks for the title song of their Sergeant Pepper album, at EMI Studios in London.
(photo credit: Capitol Records)

 
1959The Pioneer IV lunar probe is launched.
 
1934Bank robbers John Dillinger and Herbert Youngblood escape from jail.
 
1925Chicago is permitted to discharge raw sewage into Lake Michigan.
 
1875Georges Bizet's opera, Carmen, premieres in Paris.
 
1861Serfdom is abolished in Russia.
 
1849The US Department of the Interior is established.
 
1849The Minnesota Territory is established in the US.
 
1845Florida becomes the 27th state admitted to the US.
 

Born today:

1982  Jessica Biel - actress (Seventh Heaven)

1976  Danny Masterson - actor (That 70's Show)

1971  Brett Warren - country singer (The Warren Brothers)

1969  John Bigham - guitarist, keyboardist (Fishbone)

1966  Tone-Loc - rapper, actor

1962  Jackie Joyner-Kersee - Olympic gold medalist

1962  Herschel Walker - NFL running back

1958  Miranda Richardson - actress

1952  Randy Gradishar - NFL linebacker

1949  Blue Weaver - keyboardist (Bee Gees, Strawbs)

1947  Jennifer Warnes, signer

1944  Jance Garfat - bassist (Dr. Hook)

1942  Mike Pender - guitarist (The Searchers)

1938  Willie Chambers - guitarist, vocalist (Chambers Brothers)

1921  Diana Barrymore - actress

1920  Julius Boros - golf champ

1920  James Doohan - actor (Star Trek)

1911  Jean Harlow - actress

1895  Matthew Ridgway - US Army Chief of Staff

1872  'Wee' Willie Keeler - baseball singles record holder

1847  Alexander Graham Bell - telephone inventor

1831  George Pullman - railroad sleeping car inventor

 

Born today? Your sign of the Zodiac is:
Pisces (The Fishes)   Pisces    

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