TODAY IN HISTORY - March 10th:

1876 - 1st telephone call made (Alexander Graham Bell to Thomas Watson)
1969 - James Earl Ray pleads guilty to murder of Martin Luther King Jr
1982 - 8th People's Choice Awards: Burt Reynolds, Sally Field &Jane Fonda win (Motion Picture) and Alan Alda & Barbara Mandrell win (TV)
1996 - 22nd People's Choice Awards: Tom Hanks & Demi Moore win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Tim Allen & Candice Bergen win (TV)


1940 - Chuck Norris, [Carlos Ray], OK, martial arts actor (Missing in Action)
1958 - Sharon Stone, Meadville Pennsylvania, American actress (Basic Instinct, Sliver, Casino)
1971 - Jon Hamm, St Louis Missouri, American actor (Mad Men - Don Draper)
1983 - Carrie Underwood, American country singer

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2000 - Country singer Vince Gill (42) weds christian/pop singer Amy Grant (39) in Nashville, Tennessee


1913 - Harriet Tubman, abolitionist, conductor on Underground RR, dies in NY at about 93
1988 - Andy Gibb, singer, dies of heart infection at 30

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