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    Birthday: March 21, 1986 Nationality: American Famous: Actors American Men Age: 33 Years, 33 Year Old Males Sun Sign: Aries Also Known As: Scott Clinton Reeves Born in: Monterey County, California, U.S. Famous as: Actor Family: father: Clint Eastwood mother: Jacelyn Reeves siblings: Alison Eastwood, Francesca Eastwood, Kathryn Eastwood, Kaylee Procter, Kimber Eastwood, Kyle Eastwood, Morgan Eastwood U.S. State: California education: Loyola Marymount University Scott Clinton Reeves, better known as Scott Eastwood, is an American actor and model. He is the son of famous actor-director Clint Eastwood, whom he closely resembles. For the first few years of his film career he went by his mother’s last name in order to avoid nepotism. In fact his father’s name was not mentioned on his birth certificate. He finished his degree in communications and did a few part time jobs before launching himself into his acting career. He made his film debut with a role in ‘Flags of Our Fathers’, directed by Clint Eastwood. In 2010, he got a break with the lead role in the film ‘Enter Nowhere’. In recognition of his work he has won the National Board of Review Award for Best Cast in ‘Fury’ (2014) and Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Drama in ‘The Longest Ride’ (2015). He met with a car accident which resulted in the death of his girlfriend, Jewel Brangman, due to a faulty air bag which was a setback to his personal life. He lives in San Diego and his present status is single. Though he is not public with his personal affairs, he is known to have a string of fans and is rumoured to be dating model Halston Sage. Scott has always had a lot of respect and regard for his father, who he treats as a great professional. His mother was his closest friend and confidant. In 2014, he met with a car accident that killed his girlfriend, Jewel Brangman, due to a faulty air bag in a hired Honda Civic car that sent shrapnel into her spine when the car crashed. The incident left a deep impact on his life and two years later on he reached out to the girl’s father to express his condolences. His present status is single and he lives in his own home in San Diego. He is rumoured to be dating model Halston Sage, who he met at an Abercrombie. As per social media, he has no inhibitions to be in female company. He is known to love travelling and is a wizard at chess. His shirtless photographs in Australia while shooting for ‘Pacific Rim : Uprising’ and off screen adventures like surfing, hanging around with kangaroos and checking out restaurants made news amongst fans. He is a close friend of Cody Walker and supports his brother’s, late Paul Walker’s, charity Reach Out World Wide programme. Trivia He has English, German, Irish, Scottish and Dutch ancestry.
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    1556 The Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Cranmer, was burned at the stake as a heretic. 1804 The French civil code, the Code Napoleon, was officially put forth. 1871 Journalist Henry M. Stanley began his trek to find the missionary and explorer David Livingstone. 1960 Police fired on demonstrators in Sharpeville, South Africa, after which the African National Congress was banned. 25 years later, a march marking the anniversary was also disrupted by police fire. 1963 Alcatraz Prison in San Francisco Bay, a harsh maximum security jail which once housed gangster Al Capone, closed. 2010 The House of Representatives passes a bill that will overhaul the American health-care system. The bill, called the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, will be sent to President Obama to sign into law. ***********************************************************************************DAILY EXTRA************************************************* 1965 March to Montgomery Martin Luther King, Jr., led the start of a civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.
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    Nick Name: High Griffinition Birthday: March 16, 1989 Nationality: American Girlfriend: Kendall Jenner Famous: Basketball Players American Men Age: 30 Years, 30 Year Old Males Sun Sign: Pisces Also Known As: Blake Austin Griffin Born in: Oklahoma City Famous as: Basketball player Family: father: Tommy Griffin mother: Gail Griffin siblings: Taylor Griffin children: Finley Elaine Griffin, Ford Wilson Cameron-Griffin Partner: Brynn Cameron (ex Partner) U.S. State: Oklahoma education: Oklahoma Christian School awards: NBA Rookie of the Year Award Blake Austin Griffin is a well-known American professional basketball player who currently plays for Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Born in Oklahoma City, he began playing baseball, basketball, as well as football during his school days. In his college days, he played for Oklahoma Sooners. As a sophomore, he had earned the title of the Consensus National Player of the Year. Due to his outstanding skills on the field, he was selected by the Los Angeles Clippers in the 2009 NBA draft. Though he missed the first season due to a serious injury, he performed quite well in the following season. He was named the NBA Rookie of the Year. He was also named by Sports Illustrated magazine as one of the 15 Greatest Rookies of all Time. Over the course of his career, he has proven to be a very efficient player. He has been an NBA All-Star five times, and has won other awards as well, such as the NBA All-Rookie First Team and NBA Slam Dunk Champion. As an actor, he made his debut in the 2018 comedy film ‘The Female Brain.’ Blake Griffin made his acting debut in the 2018 American comedy film ‘The Female Brain’ which was directed by Whitney Cummings. The film premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival in June 2017. Later it was released theatrically in February 2018. It was met with mostly average reviews. Griffin’s performance was praised by critic Christy Lemire. He has also appeared in commercials for Kia Motors, Vizio, Gamefly and Subway. Blake Griffin was once in a relationship with Brynn Cameron with whom he has two children: son Ford Wilson Cameron-Griffin and daughter Finley Elaine Griffin. He is currently dating Kendall Jenner, an American TV personality. He is a devout Christian and speaks publicly about his faith in God. He has started a fundraiser ‘Dunking for Dollars’ to fight childhood obesity. He is also involved with a few other charitable endeavors. He was charged for assaulting a person as the latter took an unauthorized picture of a group of Clippers players. However, due to lack of evidence, the charges were dismissed later.
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    1521 Ferdinand Magellan reached the Philippines. 1850 Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel The Scarlet Letter was published. 1935 Adolf Hitler cancelled the military clauses of the Treaty of Versailles. 1968 The My Lai massacre occurred in Vietnam. 1978 Italian politician Aldo Moro was kidnapped, and later murdered, by the Red Brigades. 1985 U.S. journalist Terry Anderson was kidnapped in Beirut; he was not released until December 4, 1991 after 2454 days in captivity. 1988 Lieutenant Colonel Oliver L. North and Vice Admiral John M. Poindexter of the National Security Council are indicted on charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States for their role in the Iran-contra affair. ***********************************************************************************DAILY EXTRA************************************************* 1926 Ancestor of the Space Age The first liquid-fuel rocket was successfully launched by Prof. Robert Goddard at Auburn, Massachusetts. The rocket traveled 184 feet in 2.5 seconds.
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    Birthday: March 15, 1933 Nationality: American Famous: Judges Lawyers Age: 86 Years, 86 Year Old Females Sun Sign: Pisces Also Known As: Joan Ruth Bader Born in: Brooklyn Famous as: Associate Justice of US Supreme Court Family: Spouse/Ex-: Martin D. Ginsburg (m. 1954–2010) father: Nathan Bader mother: Celia Bader children: James Steven Ginsburg, Jane Ginsburg U.S. State: New Yorkers education: Cornell University, Harvard Law School, Columbia Law School awards: Brandeis Medal National Women's Hall of Fame Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a Justice at the U.S. Supreme Court. After being nominated to the U.S. Court of Appeals by President James Carter Jr. in 1980, Ginsburg was appointed by President Clinton to the Supreme Court on August 10, 1993. She became the second female justice to be confirmed to the Supreme Court, and after 25 years of total command, Ruth Bader Ginsburg is now a favorite among the old and the young alike. Apart from having a star-studded career, Ginsburg has also been inspiring thousands with the way she carries herself on and off court. Her ability to inspire young minds was born from her will to fight against two types of cancer and to stay in top shape in order to do what she loves doing. Read on to know more about this wonder woman of the Court. While studying at ‘Cornell University’ in Ithaca, Ruth met her future husband Martin D. Ginsburg, when she was 17 years old. After dating for a few days, she married Ginsburg after her graduation from ‘Cornell University.’ Ruth and Martin Ginsburg were blessed with a daughter named Jane Ginsburg and a son named James Steven Ginsburg. After the birth of her daughter in 1955, Martin was diagnosed with testicular cancer and on June 27, 2010, he passed away due to complications from metastatic cancer. In 1999, Ruth Ginsburg was diagnosed with colon cancer, which made her physically weak because of radiation therapies and chemotherapy. In order to regain physical strength, she started working out at a gym with the help of a personal trainer. By the time she had turned 80, she could complete twenty full push-ups in a session. On February 5, 2009, she was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, for which she had to undergo a surgery. She was hospitalized at the ‘New York City hospital,’ from where she was discharged on February 13. In 2014, she experienced discomfort while working out, which prompted the doctors to place a stent in her right coronary. Despite her health issues, she continues to inspire many by keeping herself fit in order to serve as the judge of the Supreme Court. In one of her recent interviews, she had said that she is feeling good and that she has no plans of retiring anytime soon.
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    1493 Christopher Columbus returned to Spain after his first visit to the Western Hemisphere. 1820 Maine became the 23rd state. 1917 Nicholas II, the last czar of Russia, is forced to abdicate his throne (March 2, old style calendar). 1937 The first hospital blood bank in the United States was established, in Chicago, at Cook County Hospital. 1965 President Lyndon Johnson asked Congress for legislation guaranteeing every American the right to vote. 2003 Hu Jintao was chosen to replace Jiang Zemin as the president of China. 2004 Scientists reported the discovery of Sedna, the most distant object in the solar system. ***********************************************************************DAILY EXTRA************************************************************* 44 "The ides of March are come." "Ay, Caesar; but not gone." On the “Ides of March,” Julius Caesar was stabbed to death in the senate house by a group of conspirators led by Cimber, Casca, Cassius, and Marcus Junius Brutus.
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    Birthday: March 11, 1993 Nationality: American Famous: Basketball Players American Men Age: 26 Years, 26 Year Old Males Sun Sign: Pisces Also Known As: Anthony Marshon Davis Jr. Born in: Chicago, Illinois Famous as: Basketball Player Family: father: Anthony Davis Sr. mother: Erainer Davis City: Chicago, Illinois Grouping of People: Black Men U.S. State: Illinois Notable Alumni: University Of Kentucky education: University of Kentucky Anthony Davis is an American professional basketball player. He plays for the ‘New Orleans Pelicans’ of the ‘National Basketball Association’ (NBA). Davis has performed exceptionally well in basketball since high school. He plays in the power forward, and center positions. While in high school, Davis was noticed by selectors due to his agility and tall physique. Around the same time, he was selected for the ‘McDonald’s All-American Game.’ He attended the ‘University of Kentucky’ and played for the ‘Kentucky Wildcats.’ While playing for the university team, Davis was awarded the ‘US Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) National Freshman of the Year.’ Davis was part of the US national basketball team that won a gold medal in the 2012 ‘Olympic Games.’ He has broken several game records during the course of his six-year career. Trivia When Davis started playing basketball in his school, he was not considerably tall. He was referred to as “the little guy who would shoot threes from the corner.” By the end of his freshman year, Davis was over six feet tall. Famous for his signature unibrow, Davis trademarked the phrases “Fear the Brow” and “Raise the Brow,” in 2012.
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    1861 The Confederate States of America adopted its constitution. 1888 A torrential rainstorm hit the East Coast. The rain turned to snow the next day and it became the Blizzard of 1888, the most famous snowstorm in American history. It caused more than 400 deaths. 1930 William Howard Taft became the first U.S. president to be buried in the National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia. 1941 President Roosevelt signs the Lend-Lease Bill. 1942 General Douglas MacArthur leaves the Philippines saying, "I shall return." 1990 A newly elected parliament in Lithuania declared its independence from the Soviet Union. 1993 Janet Reno won unanimous Senate confirmation to be the first female U.S. Attorney General. 2004 Over 200 people were killed and over 1,400 were injured when bombs exploded in Madrid train stations. Al-Qaeda took responsibility for the attacks. 2011 Japan is hit by an enormous earthquake that triggers a deadly 23-foot tsunami in the country's north, about 230 miles northeast of Tokyo. Cooling systems in one of the reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station fail shortly after the earthquake, causing a nuclear crisis. ************************************************************************************************************************************************* 1985 Gorbachev takes over Mikhail Gorbachev became head of the Soviet Union following the death of Konstantin Chernenko. At 54, he was the youngest member of the ruling Politburo.
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    Birthday: February 16, 1958 Nationality: American Famous: Quotes By Ice-T Black Actors Age: 61 Years, 61 Year Old Males Sun Sign: Aquarius Also Known As: Tracy Lauren Marrow Born in: Newark, New Jersey, United States Famous as: Rapper, Actor Family: Spouse/Ex-: Coco Austin, Darlene Ortiz father: Solomon Marrow mother: Alice Marrow children: Letesha Marrow, Tracy Marrow Jr religion: Agnosticism U.S. State: New Jersey Ideology: Republicans Net worth: $30 Million as May 2017 education: Crenshaw High School Tracy Lauren Marrow, known professionally as Ice-T, is an American rapper, singer and actor. He was born in Newark, New Jersey, and moved to the Crenshaw district of Los Angeles. After graduating from high school, he served in the United States Army for four years. Before he made it big, he survived in the streets, selling stolen car stereos, peddling drugs and pimping. But there was an urge in him to get out of the criminal existence and music was the savior. Eventually, his career picked up and he was signed to Sire Records and his debut album, Rhyme Pays. Soon, he founded the record label Rhyme Syndicate Records. He co-founded the heavy metal band, Body Count, which he introduced in his album, O.G. The rapper encountered controversy over his track, Cop Killer, perceived to glamorize killing police officers and made Warner Bros. Records uncomfortable and they parted ways amicably. His later albums were not successful. He has been active on television and has been portraying the fictional detective Odafin Fin Tutuola in the series of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit for a long time now. He has also performed on the big screen, mostly as police officers, or gangsters. He married Adrienne in 1976 and has a daughter, LeTesha from her. . He has a son Ice Tracy Marrow with Darlene Ortiz. . In 2001, he married swimsuit model Niccole “Coco” Marie Austin and live in New Jersey. . Trivia He once admitted, “If I hadn't had a chance to rap, I'd either be dead or in jail—or I'd be rich, but I knew the odds were against it.” . This legendary hip-hop artist, well-known as the father of gangsta music, spawned the careers of artists like N.W.A., Snoop Dogg and Geto Boys.
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    1764 St. Louis, Mo., was founded as a French fur-trading post. 1879 President Rutherford Hayes signed a bill allowing female attorneys to argue cases before the Supreme Court. 1898 USS Maine blew up in Havana harbor, touching off the Spanish-American War. 1913 The New York Armory Show opened, introducing America to Picasso, Duchamp, and Matisse. 1965 The Maple Leaf Flag officially became the new national flag of Canada. 1989 More than 100,000 Soviet troops withdrew from Afghanistan almost 10 years after the USSR invaded the country. 2002 Olympics officials resolved the judging scandal by awarding Canadian pairs figure skaters Jamie Sale and David Pelletier a gold medal while allowing the Russians, Elena Berezhnaya and Anton Sikharulidze, to keep their medal. 2003 Millions of protesters around the world demonstrated against the threat of a U.S. war on Iraq. 2012 A prison fire in Comayagua, Honduras killed 360. ********************************************************************************DAILY EXTRA**************************************************** 1933 "I'm glad it was me instead of you." Chicago Mayor Anton J. Cermak was killed in an assassination attempt on president-elect Franklin D. Roosevelt in Miami, allegedly offering the final words engraved at the site of the shooting.
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    Birthday: February 4, 1913 Nationality: American Famous: Quotes By Rosa Parks African American Men Sun Sign: Aquarius Died At Age: 92 Also Known As: Rosa Louise McCauley Parks Born in: Tuskegee, Alabama, U.S Famous as: Civil Rights Activist Family: Spouse/Ex-: Raymond Parks (m. 1932–1977) father: James McCauley mother: Leona McCauley siblings: Sylvester religion: Methodist Died on: October 24, 2005 place of death: Detroit, Michigan, U.S Personality: ISFJ U.S. State: Alabama Diseases & Disabilities: Alzheimer's epitaphs: Mother of the Civil Rights Movement education: Highlander Research and Education Center, Alabama State University awards: 1979 - NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series 1980 - Martin Luther King Jr. Award 1995 - Academy of Achievement's Golden Plate Award 1998 - International Freedom Conductor Award from National Underground Railroad Freedom Center 1999 - Congressional Gold Medal 1999 - Detroit-Windsor International Freedom Festival Freedom Award 2000 - Governor's Medal of Honor for Extraordinary Courage Rosa Louise McCauley Parks was an American civil rights activist, often known as the ‘mother of the freedom movement’ and ‘the first lady of civil rights’. She was an African-American civil rights activist who ignited the Civil Rights Movement by taking a brave step that no other African-American person dared to take until then. She lived and worked in Montgomery where there was a very clear demarcation of what was for black people and what was reserved for white people. Apparently, black people were not allowed to sit alongside white people in the public buses. There were special reserved seats for them in the rear end of the bus and their seating was based completely on the discretion of the driver. One day when Parks was coming back from work, she was asked to get up and give her seat to a white passenger, to which she said no. She was arrested in 1955 for this act, the incident that caused the Civil Rights Movement to flare up. Parks grew up, worked and lived most of her life in Montgomery and along with her husband she was already a part of a social activist group. The magnanimity of her actions made her very famous and she lived all of her life devoting her time and energy for social causes and emancipation of the African-Americans. Parks married Raymond in 1963, a barber from Montgomery. He was a member of the NAACP. She remained married to him until his death from throat cancer in 1977. They never had any children together. 1970s was a very difficult time in Parks life; she and her husband suffered from stomach ulcers for years. Her husband, her brother and mother were diagnosed with cancer. She had to take care of all of that. And eventually all of them died by the end of 70s. Parks died in Detroit in 2005. She was the first woman and second non-U.S. government official to be honored by getting her casket transported to Washington. Trivia There is a highway in Missouri named after her, ‘Rosa Parks Highway’. Irrespective of her fame, Parks was not a wealthy woman and lived off on her salary money. She appeared in the television series ‘Touched by an Angel’. She was unable to pay the rent of her apartment in Detroit but because of her image and fame, executives of the ownership company announced that she could live there for free for the rest of her life in 2002. In 1994, an African-American drug addict broke into her house, stole from her and attacked her.
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    1783 England proclaimed the formal end to the hostilities with the United States. 1787 Shays's Rebellion, an uprising of Massachusetts farmers, was defeated. 1789 George Washington and John Adams are elected the president and vice president of the United States. 1861 Delegates from six southern states met at Montgomery, Ala., to form the Confederate States of America. 1945 Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin met at the Yalta Conference. 1948 Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) gained independence from the United Kingdom. 1969 The Palestine National Congress appointed Yasir Arafat head of the Palestine Liberation Organization. 1974 Patricia Hearst, granddaughter of newspaper mogul William Randolph Hearst, was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army. 1976 Benjamin Britten, British composer, died. 2003 The country of Yugoslavia disappeared, to be replaced by the loose federation of Serbia and Montenegro. ************************************************************************************DAILY EXTRA************************************************ 2004 Same-sex marriage first made legal in the U.S. The Massachusetts Supreme Court declared the right for citizens to have same-sex marriages.
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    Birthday: February 1, 1987 Nationality: American Famous: Actresses Miscellaneous Sun Sign: Aquarius Age: 32 Years, 32 Year Old Females Also Known As: Ronda Jean Rousey Born in: Riverside County Famous as: Mixed Martial Artist Family: father: Ron Rousey mother: AnnMaria De Mars siblings: Maria Burns-Ortiz U.S. State: California Diseases & Disabilities: Depression Net worth: $12 million awards: 2015; 2014 - Best Female Athlete ESPY Award 2015 - Best Fighter ESPY Award 2014; 2012 - World MMA Female Fighter of the Year Ronda Rousey is an American mixed martial artist and the first UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion. Undefeated in mixed martial arts, she has won all of the 12 professional fights she has participated in. She is also a judoka who became the first U.S. woman to earn an Olympic medal in Judo at the Summer Olympics in Beijing in 2008. Called a “slaughterhouse in a blouse” by Eminem, she was ranked No.1 among the 50 Most Dominant Athletes Alive in 2015, and is also the No. 1 pound-for-pound female MMA fighter in the world, according to MMARising. Born to a highly accomplished judoka, she inherited her mother’s passion for the martial arts. Her idyllic childhood was shattered when her doting father who was injured in a serious accident committed suicide unable to cope with the disabilities he suffered as a result. She struggled though her tragic childhood to emerge as a formidable judoka. She was very successful as a judoka and competed at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China. Soon she embarked on a career as a mixed martial artist, making her debut as an amateur in 2010. Over the ensuing years she established herself as one of the best ever in contemporary mixed martial arts and is regarded as the No. 1 Women's MMA Fighter of all time She has dated several men including fellow MMA fighter Brendan Schaub, Timothy DiGorrio, and Travis Browne. She is a fan of professional wrestling, Dragon Ball Z, and Pokémon.
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    1606 Guy Fawkes, a co-conspirator in the Gunpowder Plot, was executed. 1865 The House of Representatives approved the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution, which abolished slavery in the United States. 1940 The first social security check was issued to Ida Fuller for $22.54. 1958 The first U.S. earth satellite, Explorer I, was launched. 1990 The first McDonald's opened in Russia. ******************************************************************************DAILY EXTRA****************************************************** 1865 General Lee new leader of South Robert E. Lee was appointed commander-in-chief of the Confederate forces.
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