"BORN TODAY" \t1986 - Alexandra Daddario \t1986 - Nicole Trunfio \t1978 - Brooke Burns \t1978 - Sophie Hunter \t1976 - Blu Cantrell \t1975 - Sienna Guillory \t1971 - Rupert Sanders \t1971 - Alan Tudyk \t1969 - Judah Friedlander \t1967 - Tracy Bonham \t1967 - Lauren Graham \t1964 - Gore Verbinski \t1964 - Patty Griffin \t1959 - Flavor Flav \t1954 - Nancy Wilson \t1953 - Isabelle Huppert \t1950 - Kate Nelligan \t1949 - Erik Estrada \t1949 - Victor Garber \t1941 - Bernardo Bertolucci \t1941 - Chuck Woolery \t1926 - Jerry Lewis \t1751 - James Madison (RIP) "DIED TODAY" \tTammi Terrell (Born:\u00a0April 29, 1945 \/ Died:\u00a0March 16, 1970) \tT-Bone Walker (Born:\u00a0May 28, 1910 \/ Died:\u00a0March 16, 1975) \tArthur Godfrey (Born:\u00a0August 31, 1903 \/ Died:\u00a0March 16, 1983) \tJohnny Cymbal (Born:\u00a0February 3, 1945 \/ Died:\u00a0March 16, 1993) \tJoseph Pope (Born: November 6, 1933 \/ Died: March 16, 1996) \tJakson Spires (Born:\u00a0April 12, 1951 \/ Died:\u00a0March 16, 2005) "Movies Today" \t1934\u00a0 - Popeye the Sailor \t1945 - Disney's Pluto short Dog Watch, directed by Charles Nichols, is released. \t1960 - Islands of the Sea \t1961 - The Absent-Minded\u00a0Professor \t1973 - The Crazies (also known as Code Name: Trixie) \t1979 - The China Syndrome \t1984 - Tank \t1989 - Blind Fury \t1990 - The Forbidden Dance \t1990 - Lambada \t1990 - Nuns on the Run \t1990 - Lord of the Flies "MUSIC TODAY" \t1957 -\u00a0 Mickey and Sylvia moved to #1 on the R&B chart with "Love Is Strange". \t1959 -\u00a0 The Platters moved to #1 in the U.K. with "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes". \t1963 -\u00a0 Skeeter Davis took over at #1 on the Easy Listening chart with "The End Of The World". \t1963 -\u00a0 The 4 Seasons continued to own the top song with "Walk Like A Man" for the third week. \t1964 -\u00a0 The Beatles sold 2,100,000 advance copies of their single "Can't Buy Me Love", setting a new record. \t1965 -\u00a0 The Rolling Stones had the top song in the U.K. with "The Last Time". \t1968 -\u00a0 Blooming Hits by Paul Mariat & His Orchestra was the #1 album for a third week.\u00a0 Bob Dylan would have to settle for #2 with John Wesley Harding while the Jimi Hendrix Experience had #3--Axis - Bold As Love. \t1968 -\u00a0 Otis Redding had the top R&B song with "(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay". \t1968 -\u00a0 "(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay" began a five-week run at #1 on the U.S. charts.\u00a0 The song was posthumously released in 1968 after Otis Redding died in a plane crash on December 10, 1967, three days after recording the song. \t1970 -\u00a0 Novelty artist Ray Stevens shocked everyone by coming up with the single "Everything Is Beautiful", which he released on this day. \t1970 -\u00a0 The Guess Who released the double-sided single "American Woman"\/"No Sugar Tonight". \t1974 -\u00a0 Barbara Streisand's The Way We Were was atop the U.S. Album chart.\u00a0 Joni Mitchell's excellent Court And Spark was #2 for a third week with previous #1 Planet Waves from Bob Dylan falling to third. \t1974 -\u00a0 John Denver reached #1 on the Adult chart with "Sunshine On My Shoulders". \t1974 -\u00a0 Terry Jacks made it three straight weeks at #1 with "Seasons In The Sun". \t1977 -\u00a0 Paper Lace owned the top song in the U.K. with "Billy Don't Be A Hero". \t1981 -\u00a0 REO Speedwagon released the single "Take It On The Run". \t1985 -\u00a0 Julian Lennon had the #1 Adult Contemporary song with "Too Late For Goodbyes". \t1985 -\u00a0 The Commodores achieved #1 on the R&B chart without Lionel Richie with the song "Nightshift". \t1985 -\u00a0 Make It Big by Wham was #1 on the Album chart for a third week, just ahead of Centerfield from John Fogerty and Born in the U.S.A. from Bruce Springsteen. \t1991 -\u00a0 Mariah Carey had the #1 song with "Someday". \t1991 -\u00a0 Gloria Estefan's great song "Coming Out Of The Dark" was #1 on the Adult Contemporary chart. \t1991 -\u00a0 The self-titled debut Mariah Carey was #1 on the Album chart for a third week. \t1996 - Garth Brooks gains a #1 single in Billboard with "The Beaches Of Cheyenne" \t1998 -\u00a0 Popular television and movie star Will Smith had a number one song with "Gettin' Jiggy 'Wit It". \t1998 - LeAnn Rimes' debut single, "Blue," is certified gold Other Important Events... \t1972 -\u00a0 Neil Diamond performed at the Royal Albert Hall in London. \t1972 -\u00a0 John Lennon and Yoko Ono were served with deportation papers.\u00a0 Lennon immediately filed an appeal with the U.S. Immigration Office in New York City. \t1973 - David Cassidy played the first of six sold out shows at the Empire Pool, Wembley. \t1974 -\u00a0 Elvis Presley played the first of four concerts (two shows on March 16, and evening shows on the 17th and 20th) at the Mid-South Coliseum in Memphis, Tennessee. \t1974 - Embattled US President Richard Nixon dedicates the new multimedia auditorium in Nashville that will serve as the new home of the long-running "Grand Ole Opry" show. Then, at the behest of Roy Acuff, he sticks around to perform "Happy Birthday," "My Wild Irish Rose," and "God Bless America" on piano. (No, really.) \t1984 - William Buckley, the CIA station chief in Beirut, was kidnapped by gunmen. He died while in captivity. \t1988 - Mickey Thompson and his wife Trudy were shot to death in their driveway. Thompson, known as the "Speed King," set nearly 500 auto speed endurance records including being the first person to travel more than 400 mph on land. \t1991 - \u00a0Seven members of Country singer Reba McEntire's band and her road manager were among 10 people who were killed when their private jet crashed in California just north of the Mexican border. McEntire, who had given a private concert in San Diego for IBM employees the night before, was not on the plane. \t1992 - During a\u00a0Metallica gig at Orlando Arena fans dangled an usher by his ankles from the balcony as trouble broke out at the concert. The band were charged $38,000 for repairs and cleaning after the audience trashed the building. \t1992 - The Dapper Dans film one of the opening segments of The Magic of Christmas At Disneyland (a souvenir video which is available during the holidays only at the Anaheim park). \t1994 - Tonya Harding pled guilty in Portland, OR, to conspiracy to hinder prosecution for covering up the attack on her skating rival Nancy Kerrigan. She was fined $100,000. She was also banned from amateur figure skating.