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March 28th - Happy Birthday Reba McEntire & Lady Gaga


Today is Wednesday, March 28, the 88th day of 2012. There are 278 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On March 28, 1942, during World War II, British naval forces staged a successful raid on the Nazi-occupied French port of St. Nazaire in Operation Chariot, destroying the only dry dock on the Atlantic coast capable of repairing the German battleship Tirpitz.

On this date:
In 37, Roman Emperor Caligula accepts the titles of the Principate, entitled to him by the Senate.
In 193, Roman Emperor Pertinax is assassinated by Praetorian Guards, who then sell the throne in an auction to Didius Julianus.
In 364, Roman Emperor Valentinian I appoints his brother Flavius Valens co-emperor.
In 845, Paris is sacked by Viking raiders, probably under Ragnar Lodbrok, who collects a huge ransom in exchange for leaving.
In 1776, Juan Bautista de Anza finds the site for the Presidio of San Francisco.
In 1794, Allies under the prince of Coburg defeat French forces at Le Cateau.
In 1795, Partitions of Poland: The Duchy of Courland and Semigallia, a northern fief of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, ceases to exist and becomes part of Imperial Russia.
In 1802, Heinrich Wilhelm Matthäus Olbers discovers 2 Pallas, the second asteroid known to man.
In 1809, Peninsular War: France defeats Spain in the Battle of Medelin.
In 1834, the U.S. Senate voted to censure President Andrew Jackson for the removal of federal deposits from the Bank of the United States.
In 1854, during the Crimean War, Britain and France declared war on Russia.
In 1860, First Taranaki War: The Battle of Waireka begins.
In 1862, American Civil War: Battle of Glorieta Pass, in New Mexico, Union forces stop the Confederate invasion of New Mexico territory. The battle began on March 26.
In 1871, The Paris Commune is formally established in Paris.
In 1889, The Yngsjö murder occurs in Yngsjö, Sweden and Anna Månsdotter is arrested along with her son.
In 1898, the Supreme Court, in United States v. Wong Kim Ark, ruled that a child born in the United States to Chinese immigrants was a U.S. citizen.
In 1910, Henri Fabre becomes the first person to fly a seaplane, the Fabre Hydravion, after taking off from a water runway near Martigues, France.
In 1913, Guatemala becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
In 1920, Palm Sunday tornado outbreak of 1920 affects the Great Lakes region and Deep South states.
In 1930, Constantinople and Angora change their names to Istanbul and Ankara.
In 1933, The Imperial Airways biplane City of Liverpool is believed to be the first airline lost to sabotage when a passenger sets a fire on board.
In 1935, the notorious Nazi propaganda film "Triumph des Willens" (Triumph of the Will), directed by Leni Riefenstahl, premiered in Berlin with Adolf Hitler present.
In 1939, the Spanish Civil War effectively ended as Madrid fell to the forces of Francisco Franco.
In 1941, novelist and critic Virginia Woolf, 59, drowned herself near her home in Lewes, East Sussex, England.
In 1941, World War II: Battle of Cape Matapan, in the Mediterranean Sea, British Admiral Andrew Browne Cunningham leads the Royal Navy in the destruction of three major Italian heavy cruisers and two destroyers.
In 1946, Cold War: The United States State Department releases the Acheson–Lilienthal Report, outlining a plan for the international control of nuclear power.
In 1951, First Indochina War: In the Battle of Mao Khe, French Union forces, led by World War II hero Jean de Lattre de Tassigny, inflict a defeat on Việt Minh forces commanded by General Võ Nguyên Giáp.
In 1959, The State Council of the People's Republic of China dissolves the Government of Tibet.
In 1968, Brazilian high school student Edson Luís de Lima Souto is shot by the police in a protest for cheaper meals at a restaurant for low-income students. The aftermath of his death is one of the first major events against the military dictatorship.
In 1969, Greek poet and Nobel Prize laureate Giorgos Seferis makes a famous statement on the BBC World Service opposing the junta in Greece.
In 1969, The McGill français movement protest occurs, the second largest protest in Montreal's history with 10,000 trade unionists, leftist activists, CEGEP students, and even some McGill students at McGill's Roddick Gates. This led to the majority of the protesters getting arrested.
In 1969, the 34th president of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower, died in Washington, D.C., at age 78.
In 1970, Gediz earthquake: A 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck western Turkey at about 23:05 local time, killed 1,086 and injured 1,260.
In 1978, in Stump v. Sparkman, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld, 5-3, the judicial immunity of an Indiana judge against a lawsuit brought by a young woman who'd been ordered sterilized by the judge when she was a teenager.
In 1979, Operators of Three Mile Island's Unit 2 nuclear reactor outside of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania fail to recognize that a relief valve in the primary coolant system has stuck open following an unexpected shutdown. As a result, enough coolant drains out of the system to allow the core to overheat and partially melt down.
In 1979, The British House of Commons passes a vote of no confidence against James Callaghan's government, precipitating a general election.
In 1987, Maria von Trapp, whose life story inspired the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical "The Sound of Music," died in Morrisville, Vt., at age 82.
In 1990, President George H.W. Bush presented the Congressional Gold Medal to the widow of U.S. Olympic legend Jesse Owens, who was honored for his "humanitarian contributions in the race of life."
In 1994, In South Africa, Zulus and African National Congress supporters battle in central Johannesburg, resulting in 18 deaths.
In 1994, BBC Radio 5 is closed and replaced with a new news and sport station BBC Radio 5 Live.
In 1999, Kosovo War: Serb paramilitary and military forces kill 146 Kosovo Albanians in the Izbica massacre.
In 2000, Three children are killed when a Murray County, Georgia, school bus is hit by a CSX freight train.
In 2003, In a friendly fire incident, two A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft from the United States Idaho Air National Guard's 190th Fighter Squadron attack British tanks participating in the 2003 invasion of Iraq, killing British soldier Matty Hull.
In 2005, The 2005 Sumatra earthquake rocks Indonesia, and at magnitude 8.7 is the fourth strongest earthquake since 1965.
In 2006, At least 1 million union members, students, and unemployed take to the streets in France in protest at the government's proposed First Employment Contract law.

Ten years ago: The Arab League, meeting in Beirut, Lebanon, agreed on a peace plan that offered Israel normal relations in exchange for a full withdrawal from war-won lands and a Palestinian state. Archbishop Juliusz Paetz of Poznan, Poland, announced his resignation, but also protested his innocence, following accusations he'd made sexual advances toward young clerics. U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Timothy Woodland was convicted in a Japanese court and sentenced to nearly three years in prison for raping a woman on the southern island of Okinawa.

Five years ago: Iran aired a video of 15 captured British sailors and marines; the lone female captive, shown in a white tunic and a black head scarf, said the British boats had "trespassed." (The crew members were released April 4, 2007.) In the Philippines, dozens of children were taken hostage on a bus by a day-care center owner armed with grenades and guns; the crisis ended peacefully 10 hours later with the hostage-taker's surrender.

One year ago: Vigorously defending American attacks in Libya, President Barack Obama declared in a nationally broadcast address that the United States intervened to prevent a slaughter of civilians. Yet he ruled out targeting Moammar Gadhafi, warning that trying to oust him militarily would be a mistake as costly as the war in Iraq.

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Today's Birthdays: Former White House national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski is 84. Country musician Charlie McCoy is 71. Movie director Mike Newell is 70. Actress Conchata Ferrell is 69. Actor Ken Howard is 68. Actress Dianne Wiest is 64. Country singer Reba McEntire is 57. Olympic gold medal gymnast Bart Conner is 54. Rapper Salt (Salt-N-Pepa) is 46. Actress Tracey Needham is 45. Actor Max Perlich is 44. Movie director Brett Ratner is 43. Country singer Rodney Atkins is 43. Actor Vince Vaughn is 42. Rapper Mr. Cheeks (Lost Boyz) is 41. Actor Ken L. is 39. Rock musician Dave Keuning is 36. Actress Annie Wersching is 35. Actress Julia Stiles is 31. Singer Lady Gaga is 26.

Other notable births, March 28:
1933, Frank Murkowski, American politician
1937, Liz Trotta, American journalist
1940, Kevin Loughery, American basketball coach
1941, Jim Turner, American pro football player
1942, Neil Kinnock, British politician
1942, Samuel Ramey, American opera singer
1942, Jerry Sloan, American basketball player and head coach
1944, Rick Barry, American basketball player
1946, Henry Paulson Jr., American economist
1948, John Evan, British musician (Jethro Tull)
1959, Chris Myers, American sportscaster
1961, Byron Scott, American basketball player and coach
1969, Elliot Perry, American basketball player
1971, Wesley Person, American basketball player
1975, Kate Gosselin, American TV personality
1980, Luke Walton, American basketball player

Born on this day, March 28, passed away:
1515, Teresa of Avila, Spanish Carmelite nun and saint (d. 1582)
1868, Maxim Gorky, Russian author (d. 1936)
1899, August "Gussie" Anheuser Busch, Jr., American brewer and baseball executive (d. 1989)
1903, Charles Starrett, American actor (d. 1986)
1905, Marlin Perkins, American zoologist and television host (d. 1986)
1907, Irving "Swifty" Lazar, American talent agent (d. 1993)
1914, Edmund Muskie, American politician (d. 1996)
1915, Jay Livingston, American composer and songwriter (d. 2001)
1919, Vic Raschi, American baseball player (d. 1988)
1921, Sir Dirk Bogarde, English actor (d. 1999)
1924, Freddie Bartholomew, Irish actor (d. 1992)
1968, Jon Lee, British drummer (d. 2002)

Notable deaths, March 28:
1941, Virginia Woolf, English feminist writer (b. 1882)
1943, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Russian composer and pianist (b. 1873)
1953, Jim Thorpe, American athlete (b. 1887)
1958, W. C. Handy, American composer (b. 1873)
1969, Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th President of the United States (b. 1890)
1974, Arthur (Big Boy) Crudup, American blues singer and guitarist (b. 1905)
1974, Dorothy Fields, American librettist and lyricist (b. 1905)
1976, Richard Arlen, American actor (b. 1898)
1979, Emmett Kelly, American clown (b. 1898)
1980, Dick Haymes, Argentine-born singer and actor (b. 1918)
1985, Marc Chagall, Russian-born painter (b. 1887)
1987, Maria von Trapp, Austrian-born singer (b. 1905)
1987, Patrick Troughton, British actor (b. 1920)
1989, Robert J. Wilke, American actor (b. 1914)
1995, Hugh O'Connor, American actor, son of the late Carroll O'Connor (b. 1962)
2004, Art James, American game show host (b. 1929)
2004, Peter Ustinov, British actor (b. 1921)
2006, Caspar Weinberger, United States Secretary of Defense (b. 1917)
2010, June Havoc, American actress (b. 1913)

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Today is Thursday, March 28, the 87th day of 2013. There are 278 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On March 28, 1979, America's worst commercial nuclear accident occurred inside the Unit 2 reactor at the Three Mile Island plant near Middletown, Pa.

One year ago: The U.S. Supreme Court wrapped up three days of public arguments on President Barack Obama's historic health care law. On the last day of his visit, Pope Benedict XVI demanded more freedom for the Roman Catholic Church in communist-run Cuba and preached against "fanaticism" in an unusually political sermon before hundreds of thousands at Revolution Plaza. Bluegrass legend and banjo pioneer Earl Scruggs, 88, died in Nashville, Tennessee.

Today's Birthdays: Former White House national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski (ZBIG'-nyef breh-ZHIN'-skee) is 85. Country musician Charlie McCoy is 72. Movie director Mike Newell is 71. Actress Conchata Ferrell is 70. Actor Ken Howard is 69. Actress Dianne Wiest (weest) is 65. Country singer Reba McEntire is 58. Olympic gold medal gymnast Bart Conner is 55. Rapper Salt (Salt-N-Pepa) is 47. Actress Tracey Needham is 46. Actor Max Perlich is 45. Movie director Brett Ratner is 44. Country singer Rodney Atkins is 44. Actor Vince Vaughn is 43. Rapper Mr. Cheeks (Lost Boyz) is 42. Actor Ken L. is 40. Rock musician Dave Keuning is 37. Actress Annie Wersching is 36. Actress Julia Stiles is 32. Singer Lady Gaga is 27.

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Today is Friday, March 28, the 87th day of 2014. There are 278 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On March 28, 1939, the Spanish Civil War neared its end as Madrid fell to the forces of Francisco Franco.

Ten years ago: French President Jacques Chirac's (zhahk shih-RAHKS') government suffered stinging defeats in regional elections seen as a vote of censure against painful economic reforms. Actor and writer Sir Peter Ustinov died in Genolier, Switzerland, at age 82. Game show host Art James died in Palm Springs, Calif., at age 74.

Five years ago: Fears in Fargo, N.D., of a catastrophic flood eased with word that the surging Red River had crested at lower-than-expected levels. Nearly 4,000 cities and towns in 88 countries switched off nonessential lights for Earth Hour to highlight the threat of climate change. Thousands of people marched through European cities to demand jobs, economic justice and environmental accountability. Shuttle Discovery and its crew of seven returned to Earth, ending a 13-day voyage to install a pair of solar wings on the international space station. Film composer Maurice Jarre, 84, died in Malibu, Calif.

One year ago: President Barack Obama, flanked by grim-faced mothers who'd lost their children to guns, urged lawmakers not to "get squishy" in the face of powerful forces against gun control legislation. Anxious Cypriots waited in long lines to get at their accounts after banks opened for the first time in nearly two weeks following an international bailout to save the country's financial system. Pope Francis washed and kissed the feet of a dozen inmates, including two young women, at a juvenile detention center in a surprising departure from church rules that restricted the Holy Thursday ritual to men. British actor Richard Griffiths, 65, remembered by movie fans for being grumpy Uncle Vernon in the "Harry Potter" movies, died in Coventry, England.

Today's Birthdays: Former White House national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski (ZBIG'-nyef breh-ZHIN'-skee) is 86. Country musician Charlie McCoy is 73. Movie director Mike Newell is 72. Actress Conchata Ferrell is 71. Actor Ken Howard is 70. Actress Dianne Wiest (weest) is 66. Country singer Reba McEntire is 59. Olympic gold medal gymnast Bart Conner is 56. Rapper Salt (Salt-N-Pepa) is 48. Actress Tracey Needham is 47. Actor Max Perlich is 46. Movie director Brett Ratner is 45. Country singer Rodney Atkins is 45. Actor Vince Vaughn is 44. Rapper Mr. Cheeks (Lost Boyz) is 43. Actor Ken L. is 41. Singer/songwriter Matt Nathanson is 41. Rock musician Dave Keuning is 38. Actress Annie Wersching is 37. Actress Julia Stiles is 33. Singer Lady Gaga is 28.

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Today is Saturday, March 28, the 87th day of 2015. There are 278 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On March 28, 1979, America's worst commercial nuclear accident occurred with a partial meltdown inside the Unit 2 reactor at the Three Mile Island plant near Middletown, Pa.

Ten years ago: The Colorado Supreme Court threw out the death penalty in a rape-and-murder case because five of the trial jurors had consulted the Bible and quoted Scripture during deliberations. (The U.S. Supreme Court refused to consider reinstating the death sentence of Robert Harlan, who ended up being resentenced to life in prison for the murder of cocktail waitress Rhonda Maloney.) A major earthquake off the west coast of Indonesia killed some 1,300 people.

Five years ago: President Barack Obama secretly visited Afghanistan near the front lines of the increasingly bloody 8-year-old war. Actress-writer June Havoc, 97, whose childhood in vaudeville was immortalized in the musical "Gypsy," died in Stamford, Conn.. Jazz guitarist Herb Ellis died in Los Angeles at age 88.

One year ago: Russian President Vladimir Putin called President Barack Obama to discuss a solution to the crisis in Ukraine; the leaders agreed that top U.S. and Russian diplomats should work on the details. Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan became the first man in 12 years to win the Olympic and world figure skating titles in the same year. Jeremiah Denton, 89, a former U.S. senator who'd survived 7 1/2 years as a prisoner of war in North Vietnam, died in Virginia Beach, Va. Ray Rice married Janay Palmer a day after the Baltimore Ravens running back was indicted for aggravated assault for punching his fiancee in an Atlantic City, N.J., casino elevator. (Charges against Rice were dropped when he agreed to enter an intervention program.)

Today's Birthdays: Former White House national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski (ZBIG'-nyef breh-ZHIN'-skee) is 87. Author Mario Vargas Llosa is 79. Country musician Charlie McCoy is 74. Movie director Mike Newell is 73. Actress Conchata Ferrell is 72. Actor Ken Howard is 71. Actress Dianne Wiest (weest) is 69. Country singer Reba McEntire is 60. Olympic gold medal gymnast Bart Conner is 57. Rapper Salt (Salt-N-Pepa) is 49. Actress Tracey Needham is 48. Actor Max Perlich is 47. Movie director Brett Ratner is 46. Country singer Rodney Atkins is 46. Actor Vince Vaughn is 45. Rapper Mr. Cheeks (Lost Boyz) is 44. Actor Ken L. is 42. Singer/songwriter Matt Nathanson is 42. Rock musician Dave Keuning is 39. Actress Annie Wersching is 38. Actress Julia Stiles is 34. Singer Lady Gaga is 29.

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Today is Monday, March 28, the 88th day of 2016. There are 278 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On March 28, 1941, novelist and critic Virginia Woolf, 59, drowned herself near her home in Lewes, East Sussex, England.

Ten years ago: President George W. Bush replaced longtime chief of staff Andy Card with budget director Joshua Bolten. More than a million people poured into streets across France while strikers disrupted air, rail and bus travel in the largest nationwide protest over a youth labor law. The Kadima (kuh-DEE'-muh) Party won Israel's parliamentary elections. Former Defense Secretary Caspar W. Weinberger died in Bangor, Maine, at age 88.

Five years ago: Vigorously defending American attacks in Libya, President Barack Obama declared in a nationally broadcast address that the United States intervened to prevent a slaughter of civilians; yet he ruled out targeting Moammar Gadhafi, warning that trying to oust him militarily would be a mistake as costly as the war in Iraq.

One year ago: Afghanistan's highest court ruled that the police officer convicted of murdering Associated Press photographer Anja Niedringhaus (AHN'-yuh NEE'-dring-hows) and wounding AP correspondent Kathy Gannon should serve 20 years in prison. Two Russians and an American floated into the International Space Station, eight hours after launching from Russia's space facility in Kazakhstan; Mikhail Kornienko and Scott Kelly spent 342 days aboard the orbiting laboratory, while Russia's Gennady Padalka stayed for six months.

Today's Birthdays: Former White House national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski (ZBIG'-nyef breh-ZHIN'-skee) is 88. Author Mario Vargas Llosa is 80. Country musician Charlie McCoy is 75. Movie director Mike Newell is 74. Actress Conchata Ferrell is 73. Actress Dianne Wiest (weest) is 70. Country singer Reba McEntire is 61. Olympic gold medal gymnast Bart Conner is 58. Rapper Salt (Salt-N-Pepa) is 50. Actress Tracey Needham is 49. Actor Max Perlich is 48. Movie director Brett Ratner is 47. Country singer Rodney Atkins is 47. Actor Vince Vaughn is 46. Rapper Mr. Cheeks (Lost Boyz) is 45. Actor Ken L. is 43. Singer/songwriter Matt Nathanson is 43. Rock musician Dave Keuning is 40. Actress Annie Wersching is 39. Actress Julia Stiles is 35. Singer Lady Gaga is 30.

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Today is Wednesday, March 28, the 87th day of 2016. There are 278 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On March 28, 1979, America’s worst commercial nuclear accident occurred with a partial meltdown inside the Unit 2 reactor at the Three Mile Island plant near Middletown, Pa.

Ten years ago: In the Philippines, dozens of children were taken hostage on a bus by a day care center owner armed with grenades and guns; the crisis ended peacefully 10 hours later with the hostage-taker’s surrender.

Five years ago: The U.S. Supreme Court wrapped up three days of public arguments on President Barack Obama’s health care law.

One year ago: The FBI said it had successfully used a mysterious technique without Apple Inc.’s help to hack into the iPhone used by a gunman in a mass shooting in California, effectively ending a pitched court battle.


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Today is Wednesday, March 28, the 87th day of 2018. There are 278 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On March 28, 1898, the U.S. Supreme Court, in United States v. Wong Kim Ark, ruled 6-2 that Wong, who was born in the United States to Chinese immigrants, was an American citizen.

Ten years ago: President George W. Bush declared that Iraq was standing at a defining moment as it struggled to put down heavily armed Shiite militias in new flare-ups of violence. Cuba made it legal for its citizens to own cellphones in their own names.

Five years ago: President Barack Obama, flanked by grim-faced mothers who lost their children to guns, urged lawmakers not to "get squishy" in the face of powerful forces against gun control legislation. Pope Francis washed and kissed the feet of a dozen inmates, including two young women, at a juvenile detention center in a surprising departure from church rules that restricted the Holy Thursday ritual to men. British actor Richard Griffiths, 65, remembered by movie fans for being grumpy Uncle Vernon in the "Harry Potter" movies, died in Coventry, England.

One year ago: President Donald Trump proposed immediate budget cuts of $18 billion from programs like medical research, infrastructure and community grants so that U.S. taxpayers, not Mexico, could cover the down payment on the border wall. Wells Fargo said it would pay $110 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over up to 2 million accounts its employees opened for customers without getting their permission.

Today's Birthdays — March 28: Author Mario Vargas Llosa is 82. Country musician Charlie McCoy is 77. Movie director Mike Newell is 76. Actress Conchata Ferrell is 75. Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte is 73. Actress Dianne Wiest (weest) is 72. Country singer Reba McEntire is 63. Olympic gold medal gymnast Bart Conner is 60. Actress Alexandra Billings (TV: "Transparent") is 56. Rapper Salt (Salt-N-Pepa) is 52. Actress Tracey Needham is 51. Actor Max Perlich is 50. Movie director Brett Ratner is 49. Country singer Rodney Atkins is 49. Actor Vince Vaughn is 48. Rapper Mr. Cheeks (Lost Boyz) is 47. Actor Ken L. is 45. Singer-songwriter Matt Nathanson is 45. Rock musician Dave Keuning is 42. Actress Annie Wersching is 41. Actress Julia Stiles is 37. Singer Lady Gaga is 32. Electronic musician Clayton Knight (Odesza) is 30.

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