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March 19th - Happy Birthday Bruce Willis


Today is Monday, March 19, the 79th day of 2012. There are 287 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History:
On March 19, 1962, Bob Dylan’s first album, eponymously titled “Bob Dylan,” was released by Columbia Records. (Of the 13 songs recorded for the album, two were Dylan originals: “Talkin’ New York” and “Song to Woody,” a tribute to Woody Guthrie.)
On this date:
In 1687, French explorer Rene-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle — the first European to navigate the length of the Mississippi River — was murdered by mutineers in present-day Texas.
In 1859, the opera “Faust” by Charles Gounod premiered in Paris.
In 1911, the first International Women’s Day was observed with rallies and parades in Germany, Austria, Denmark and Switzerland.
In 1918, Congress approved daylight saving time.
In 1920, the Senate rejected, for a second time, the Treaty of Versailles by a vote of 49 in favor, 35 against, falling short of the two-thirds majority needed for approval.
In 1931, Nevada Governor Fred B. Balzar signed a measure legalizing casino gambling.
In 1942, during World War II, President Franklin D. Roosevelt ordered men between the ages of 45 and 64, inclusive, to register for non-military duty.
In 1945, 724 people were killed when a Japanese dive bomber attacked the carrier USS Franklin off Japan; the ship, however, was saved. Adolf Hitler issued his so-called “Nero Decree,” ordering the destruction of German facilities that could fall into Allied hands.
In 1951, Herman Wouk’s World War II novel “The Caine Mutiny” was first published.
In 1979, the U.S. House of Representatives began televising its day-to-day business.
In 1987, televangelist Jim Bakker resigned as chairman of his PTL ministry organization amid a sex and money scandal involving Jessica Hahn, a former church secretary.
In 2003, President George W. Bush ordered the start of war against Iraq. (Because of the time difference, it was early March 20 in Iraq.)
Today’s Birthdays: Former White House national security adviser Brent Scowcroft is 87. Theologian Hans Kung is 84. Jazz musician Ornette Coleman is 82. Author Philip Roth is 79. Actress Renee Taylor is 79. Actress-singer Phyllis Newman is 79. Actress Ursula Andress is 76. Singer Clarence “Frogman” Henry is 75. Singer Ruth Pointer (The Pointer Sisters) is 66. Actress Glenn Close is 65. Film producer Harvey Weinstein is 60. Actor Bruce Willis is 57. Playwright Neil LaBute is 49. Actor Connor Trinneer is 43. Rock musician Gert Bettens (K’s Choice) is 42. Rappper Bun B is 39. Rock musician Zach Lind (Jimmy Eat World) is 36. Actress Abby Brammell is 33. Actor Craig Lamar Traylor is 23. Actor Philip Bolden is 17.


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Today is Tuesday, March 19, the 78th day of 2013. There are 287 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On March 19, 2003, President George W. Bush ordered the start of war against Iraq. (Because of the time difference, it was early March 20 in Iraq.)

One year ago: A motorbike assailant opened fire with two handguns in front of a Jewish school in the southern French city of Toulouse, killing a rabbi, his two young sons and a girl. (The gunman, French-born Mohammed Merah, was killed in a gunfight with police after a 32-hour standoff at his apartment; he had also killed three French paratroopers.) The federal Justice Department announced it had begun an investigation into the fatal shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Florida by a neighborhood watch captain, George Zimmerman.

Today's Birthdays: Former White House national security adviser Brent Scowcroft is 88. Theologian Hans Kung is 85. Jazz musician Ornette Coleman is 83. Author Philip Roth is 80. Actress Renee Taylor is 80. Actress-singer Phyllis Newman is 80. Actress Ursula Andress is 77. Singer Clarence "Frogman" Henry is 76. Singer Ruth Pointer (The Pointer Sisters) is 67. Actress Glenn Close is 66. Film producer Harvey Weinstein is 61. Actor Bruce Willis is 58. Playwright Neil LaBute is 50. Actor Connor Trinneer is 44. Rock musician Gert Bettens (K's Choice) is 43. Rapper Bun B is 40. Rock musician Zach Lind (Jimmy Eat World) is 37. Actress Abby Brammell is 34. Actor Craig Lamar Traylor is 24. Actor Philip Bolden is 18.

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Today is Wednesday, March 19, the 78th day of 2014. There are 287 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On March 19, 1979, the U.S. House of Representatives began televising its floor proceedings; the live feed was carried by C-SPAN (Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network), which was making its debut.

Ten years ago: President George W. Bush, on the first anniversary of the Iraq war, urged unity in the war against terrorism. Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian (jehn shwee bee-ehn) and his vice president were shot and slightly wounded in an apparent assassination attempt on the final day of Taiwan's presidential campaign. The Army dropped all charges against Capt. James Yee, a Muslim military chaplain at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, who had been accused of mishandling classified information.

Five years ago: An Austrian jury sentenced Josef Fritzl, 73, to life in a psychiatric ward for locking his daughter in a dungeon for 24 years, fathering her seven children and letting an eighth die in captivity as a newborn. Pope Benedict XVI, visiting Cameroon, told Muslim leaders that true religion rejected violence; the pontiff also held up peaceful coexistence between Christianity and Islam in the country as "a beacon to other African nations."

One year ago: Pope Francis officially began his ministry as the 266th pope, receiving the ring symbolizing the papacy and a wool stole exemplifying his role as shepherd of his [sign in to see URL] strong flock during a Mass at the Vatican. Insurgents carried out a wave of bombings across Iraq that killed at least 65 people. Harry Reems, 65, the male star of the 1972 adult-film classic "Deep Throat," died in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Today's Birthdays: Former White House national security adviser Brent Scowcroft is 89. Theologian Hans Kung is 86. Jazz musician Ornette Coleman is 84. Author Philip Roth is 81. Actress Renee Taylor is 81. Actress-singer Phyllis Newman is 81. Actress Ursula Andress is 78. Singer Clarence "Frogman" Henry is 77. Singer Ruth Pointer (The Pointer Sisters) is 68. Actress Glenn Close is 67. Film producer Harvey Weinstein is 62. Actor Bruce Willis is 59. Actress-comedian Mary Scheer is 51. Playwright Neil LaBute is 51. Actor Connor Trinneer is 45. Rock musician Gert Bettens (K's Choice) is 44. Rapper Bun B is 41. Rock musician Zach Lind (Jimmy Eat World) is 38. Actress Abby Brammell is 35. Actor Craig Lamar Traylor is 25. Actor Philip Bolden is 19.

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Today is Thursday, March 19, the 78th day of 2015. There are 287 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On March 19, 1945, during World War II, 724 people were killed when a Japanese dive bomber attacked the carrier USS Franklin off Japan; the ship, however, was saved. Adolf Hitler ordered the destruction of German facilities that could fall into Allied hands in his so-called "Nero Decree," which was largely disregarded.

Ten years ago: Police in Citrus County, Fla., found the body of 9-year-old Jessica Lunsford, more than three weeks after she'd disappeared from her bedroom. (Convicted sex offender John Evander Couey was later sentenced to death for kidnapping, raping and burying Jessica alive; he died of natural causes in September 2009.) Irina Slutskaya won the gold medal for the second time at the World Figure Skating Championships, held in Moscow; Sasha Cohen of the United States won the silver medal for the second straight year. Automaker John Z. DeLorean died in Summit, N.J., at age 80.

Five years ago: The White House released an online video of President Barack Obama making a fresh appeal directly to the people of Iran, saying a U.S. offer of diplomatic dialogue still stood, but that the Tehran government had chosen isolation.

One year ago: In her first news conference as Federal Reserve chair, Janet Yellen said with the job market still weak, the Fed intended to keep short-term rates near zero for a "considerable" time and would raise them only gradually. Toyota agreed to pay $1.2 billion to settle an investigation by the U.S. government, admitting that it had hidden information about defects that caused Toyota and Lexus vehicles to accelerate unexpectedly, resulting in injuries and deaths. Robert Strauss, 95, a prominent Democratic party powerbroker and former U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union, died in Washington. Former Iran-Contra chief prosecutor Lawrence E. Walsh, 102, died in Oklahoma City. Fred Phelps, founder of the Westboro Baptist Church that preached hatred of gay people, died at age 84.

Today's Birthdays: Former White House national security adviser Brent Scowcroft is 90. Theologian Hans Kung is 87. Jazz musician Ornette Coleman is 85. Author Philip Roth is 82. Actress Renee Taylor is 82. Actress-singer Phyllis Newman is 82. Actress Ursula Andress is 79. Singer Clarence "Frogman" Henry is 78. Singer Ruth Pointer (The Pointer Sisters) is 69. Actress Glenn Close is 68. Film producer Harvey Weinstein is 63. Actor Bruce Willis is 60. Actress-comedian Mary Scheer is 52. Playwright Neil LaBute is 52. Actor Connor Trinneer is 46. Rock musician Gert Bettens (K's Choice) is 45. Rapper Bun B is 42. Rock musician Zach Lind (Jimmy Eat World) is 39. Actress Abby Brammell is 36. Actor Craig Lamar Traylor is 26. Actor Philip Bolden is 20.

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Today is Saturday, March 19, the 79th day of 2016. There are 287 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On March 19, 1966, the Texas Western Miners defeated the heavily favored Kentucky Wildcats, 72-65, to win the NCAA Championship played in College Park, Md.; making the contest especially noteworthy was that Texas Western became the first basketball team to start five black players in a national title game as it faced an all-white Kentucky squad.

Ten years ago: President George W. Bush marked the anniversary of the Iraq war by touting efforts to build democracy there, without ever mentioning the word "war." Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko won a third term. Tennessee's Candace Parker became the first woman to dunk in an NCAA tournament game, jamming one-handed on a breakaway just 6:12 into the Lady Vols' 102-54 victory against Army. Boxer Kevin Payne, 34, died one day after winning an eight-round welterweight bout in Evansville, Ind.

Five years ago: The U.S. fired more than 100 cruise missiles from the sea while French fighter jets targeted Moammar Gadhafi's forces from the air, launching the broadest international military effort since the Iraq war in support of an uprising. President Barack Obama arrived in Brazil for the start of a three-country, five-day tour of Latin America. The Berlin Zoo's beloved polar bear Knut died at age four.

One year ago: President Barack Obama ordered the federal government to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by nearly half over the next decade, driving his climate change agenda forward despite percolating challenges from Republican-led states. Days after winning re-election, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu backtracked from hardline campaign statements against the establishment of a Palestinian state in the face of a diplomatic backlash. Lindsey Vonn won the final super-G of the season and with it her 19th crystal globe trophy at the World Cup finals in Meribel, France. Songwriter Michael Brown, 65, who co-wrote the 1966 hit "Walk Away Renee," died in Englewood, N.J.

Today's Birthdays: Former White House national security adviser Brent Scowcroft is 91. Theologian Hans Kung is 88. Author Philip Roth is 83. Actress Renee Taylor is 83. Actress-singer Phyllis Newman is 83. Actress Ursula Andress is 80. Singer Clarence "Frogman" Henry is 79. Singer Ruth Pointer (The Pointer Sisters) is 70. Actress Glenn Close is 69. Film producer Harvey Weinstein is 64. Actor Bruce Willis is 61. Actress-comedian Mary Scheer is 53. Playwright Neil LaBute is 53. Actor Connor Trinneer is 47. Rock musician Gert Bettens (K's Choice) is 46. Rapper Bun B is 43. Rock musician Zach Lind (Jimmy Eat World) is 40. Actress Abby Brammell is 37. Actor Craig Lamar Traylor is 27. Actor Philip Bolden is 21.

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Today is Sunday, March 19, the 78th day of 2017. There are 287 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On March 19, 1917, a divided U.S. Supreme Court, in Wilson v. New, upheld 5-4 the eight-hour work day for interstate railroad workers

Ten years ago: President George W. Bush marked the fourth anniversary of the start of the Iraq war with a plea for patience to let his revised battle plan work; Congress' new Democratic leaders retorted that no patience remained. A methane gas explosion in a Siberian coal mine killed 110 workers. Death claimed rhythm-and-blues singer-songwriter Luther Ingram at age 69 and TV performer Calvert DeForest, aka "Larry 'Bud' Melman," at age 85.

Five years ago: An assailant on a motorbike opened fire with two handguns in front of a Jewish school in the southern French city of Toulouse, killing a rabbi, his two young sons and a girl. (The gunman, French-born Mohammed Merah, was killed in a gunfight with police after a 32-hour standoff at his apartment; he had also killed three French paratroopers.) The federal Justice Department announced it had begun an investigation into the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Florida by a neighborhood watch captain, George Zimmerman.

One year ago: A FlyDubai Boeing 737 plunged into the ground near the airport in the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, killing all 62 people on board. A Turkish suicide bomber killed five people, including two Americans, in Istanbul's main pedestrian shopping street; Turkish officials said the bomber was linked to Islamic State. Protesters blocked a main highway leading into the Phoenix suburb where Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump was staging a campaign rally alongside Arizona's contentious sheriff, Joe Arpaio.

Today's Birthdays — March 19: Former White House national security adviser Brent Scowcroft is 92. Theologian Hans Kung is 89. Author Philip Roth is 84. Actress Renee Taylor is 84. Actress-singer Phyllis Newman is 84. Actress Ursula Andress is 81. Singer Clarence "Frogman" Henry is 80. Singer Ruth Pointer (The Pointer Sisters) is 71. Actress Glenn Close is 70. Film producer Harvey Weinstein is 65. Actor Bruce Willis is 62. Actress-comedian Mary Scheer is 54. Playwright Neil LaBute is 54. Actor Connor Trinneer is 48. Rock musician Gert Bettens (K's Choice) is 47. Rapper Bun B is 44. Rock musician Zach Lind (Jimmy Eat World) is 41. Actress Virginia Williams is [sign in to see URL] Abby Brammell is 38. Actor Craig Lamar Traylor is 28. Actor Philip Bolden is 22.

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Today is Monday, March 19, the 78th day of 2018. There are 287 days left in the year.



Today's Highlight in History:

On March 19, 1918, Congress passed the first law establishing daylight saving time in the United States, with clocks to be moved forward one hour from the last Sunday in March to the last Sunday in October. (This law was repealed in August 1919.)

Ten years ago: Five years after launching the invasion of Iraq, President George W. Bush strongly signaled he wouldn't order troop withdrawals beyond those already planned because he refused to "jeopardize the hard-fought gains" of the past year. In an audio message, Osama bin Laden denounced the publication of drawings insulting to the Prophet Muhammad and warned Europeans of a strong reaction to come. Death claimed science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke at age 90 and actor Paul Scofield at age 86.



Five years ago: Pope Francis officially began his ministry as the 266th pope, receiving the ring symbolizing the papacy and a wool stole exemplifying his role as shepherd of his [sign in to see URL] strong flock during a Mass at the Vatican. Insurgents carried out a wave of bombings across Iraq that killed at least 65 people. Harry Reems, 65, co-star of the 1972 adult-film classic "Deep Throat," died in Salt Lake City.



One year ago: Fire broke out in the foothills near downtown Boulder, Colo., forcing the evacuation of hundreds of residents. Author-columnist Jimmy Breslin, the legendary street-smart chronicler of wise guys and underdogs, died at his Manhattan home at age 87.



Today's Birthdays — March 19: Former White House national security adviser Brent Scowcroft is 93. Theologian Hans Kung is 90. Author Philip Roth is 85. Actress Renee Taylor is 85. Actress-singer Phyllis Newman is 85. Actress Ursula Andress is 82. Singer Clarence "Frogman" Henry is 81. Singer Ruth Pointer (The Pointer Sisters) is 72. Actress Glenn Close is 71. Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein is 66. Actor Bruce Willis is 63. Actress-comedian Mary Scheer is 55. Playwright Neil LaBute is 55. Actor Connor Trinneer is 49. Rock musician Gert Bettens (K's Choice) is 48. Rapper Bun B is 45. Rock musician Zach Lind (Jimmy Eat World) is 42. Actress Virginia Williams is 40. Actress Abby Brammell is 39. MLB pitcher Clayton Kershaw is 30. Actor Craig Lamar Traylor is 29. Actor Philip Bolden is 23.

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