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March 10

What happened on the day you were born?

In the headlines today:
 
1998   Actor Lloyd Bridges dies in Los Angeles at age 85.
 
1988 Pop singer Andy Gibb dies of a heart infection in England at age 30.
 
1985 Soviet leader Konstantin Chernenko dies at age 73.
 
1980 Dr. Herman Tarnower, author of the Scarsdale Diet, is shot to death by Jean Harris in Purchase, NY.
 
1971 The US Senate approves granting 18-year-olds the right to vote.
 


1969
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Tapes (Jerden)
James Earl Ray pleads guilty to assassinating civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.
(photo credit: Jerden Records

 


1967
The Beatles: Sergeant Pepper (Capitol Records)
The Beatles record additional instrumental rhythm tracks for Getting Better, a song that will ultimately appear on their Sergeant Pepper album, at EMI Studios in London.
(photo credit: Capitol Records)

 
1965 Neil Simon's play, The Odd Couple, starring Walter Matthau and Art Carney, debuts at the Plymouth Theatre in New York City.
 
1949 Nazi wartime broadcaster 'Axis Sally' (Mildred Gillars), is convicted of treason by a US court.
 
1940 The first opera telecast is broadcast by W2XBS-TV in New York City.
 
1935 Adolf Hitler orders conscription (draft) to begin in Germany.
 
1913 A perfect 300 game, the first in American Bowling Congress tournament competition, is bowled by Bill Knox in Toledo, OH.
 
1880 The first US mission of the Salvation Army is established, in New York City.
 
1876 Alexander Graham Bell makes the famous telephone call to his assistant in the next room: "Come here, Mr. Watson, I want you."
 
1871 The Grand Lodge of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks is incorporated.
 
1848 The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo is ratified by the US Senate, ending the war with Mexico.
 
1844 England's King Edward VII marries Alexandra of Denmark.
 
1785 Thomas Jefferson succeeds Ben Franklin as the US minister to France.
 

Born today:

1992  Emily Jordan Osment - actress; sister of actor Haley Joel Osment

1983  Carrie Underwood: Some Hearts (Arista)  


Carrie Underwood - country singer (2005 American Idol winner)
(photo credit: Arista)
 

1977  Shannon Miller - Olympic gold medal gymnast

1972  Matt Kenseth - NASCAR auto racer (2003 Winston Cup Champion)

1966  Edie Brickell - singer (The New Bohemians)

1964  Neneh Cherry - singer

1964  Jasmine Guy - actress

1964  Prince Edward - son of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II

1963  Jeff Ament - rock bassist (Pearl Jam, Mother Love Bone, Temple of the Dog, Green River)

1960  Gail Greenwood - rock bassist (L7)

1958  Sharon Stone - actress

1957  Shannon Tweed - actress

1947  Tom Scholz - guitarist, keyboardist (Boston)

1945  Katharine Houghton - actress

1942  Bob Berry - NFL quarterback

1941  Sandra Jean Palmer - golf champ

1940  Leroy Ellis - basketball player

1940  Chuck Norris - actor, martial arts master

1940  Dean Torrence - singer (Jan & Dean)

1918  Heywood Hale Broun - ABC sportscaster

1903  Claire Booth Luce - playwright, Vogue magazine editor, US Congresswoman

1888  Barry Fitzgerald - actor

1776  Louise - Queen of Prussia

1628  Marcello Malpighi - discovered capillary circulation

 

 

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