TODAY IN HISTORY - March 11th:

1970 - 12th Grammy Awards: Aquarius, Crosby Stills & Nash, Peggy Lee win
1983 - 9th People's Choice Awards: Burt Reynolds, Jane Fonda & Katharine Hepburn win (Motion Picture) and Tom Selleck, Linda Evans & Loretta Swit win (TV)

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1990 - 16th People's Choice Awards: Dustin Hoffman & Meryl Streep win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Bill Cosby & Phylicia Rashad win (TV)
1991 - 17th People's Choice Awards: Mel Gibson & Julia Roberts win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Bill Cosby & Kirstie Alley win (TV)
1997 - Beatle McCartney knighted Sir Paul by Queen Elizabeth II


1965 - Jesse Jackson, Jr., American politician
1982 - Thora Birch, American actress (American Beauty, Ghost World), born in Los Angeles, California
1302 - Romeo & Juliet's wedding day, according to Shakespeare
2009 - Actress and singer Mandy Moore (28) weds alt-country/rock singer-songwriter Ryan Adams (37) Savannah, Georgia


1970 - Erle Stanley Gardner, US writer (Perry Mason), dies at 80
2010 - Merlin Olsen, American football player / Actor (b. 1940)

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