TODAY IN HISTORY - March 19th:

1953 - 25th Academy Awards - "Greatest Show on Earth", Gary Cooper & Shirley Booth win (1st time televised)
1984 - "Kate & Allie" premieres
1995 - Michael Jordan rejoins Chicago Bulls after 17 months, beats Pacers
2002 - U.S. invasion of Afghanistan: Operation Anaconda ends (started on March 2) after killing 500 Taliban and al Qaeda fighters with 11 allied troop fatalities.
2012 - Wendy's overtakes Burger King to become the second best selling hamburger chain

HAPPY BIRTHDAY / ANNIVERSARY TO:

1848 - Wyatt Earp, Monmouth Ill, sheriff (OK Corral)
1955 - Bruce Willis, Penna Grove NJ, actor (Moonlighting, Die Hard)

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2009 - Talk show host David Letterman (61) weds longtime girlfriend Regina Lasko (48) at a civil ceremony in Choteau, Montana

GOODBYE TO:

2008 - Sir Arthur C. Clarke, English science fiction author and inventor (b. 1917)

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