Events, Celebrity Birthdays, March 15th

March 15th:

44 BC – Roman Emperor Julius Caesar was assassinated by high ranking Roman Senators. The day is known as the “Ides of March.”

1913 – U.S. President Woodrow Wilson held the first open presidential news conference. There were no accusations of “fake news” and no news journalists were banned or accused of being “enemies of the people”.

1934 – Henry Ford restored the $5 a day wage.

1949 – Clothes rationing in Great Britain ended nearly four years after the end of World War II.

Born March 15th:

Actor Judd Hirsch (notable of the tv series “Taxi” as Alex) is 82.

Pastor Jimmy Lee Swaggart (as a result of scandals in the late 1980s and early 1990s, was defrocked)… he is 82.

Musician Mike Love (of “The Beach Boys” fame) is 76.

Musician Sly Stone (of “Sly & the Family Stone” fame) is 74.

Actress Eva Longoria Parker (best known as Gabrielle on the tv series “Desperate Housewives”) is 42. March 15th:

44 BC – Roman Emperor Julius Caesar was assassinated by high ranking Roman Senators. The day is known as the “Ides of March.”

1913 – U.S. President Woodrow Wilson held the first open presidential news conference. There were no accusations of “fake news” and no news journalists were banned or accused of being “enemies of the people”.

1934 – Henry Ford restored the $5 a day wage.

1949 – Clothes rationing in Great Britain ended nearly four years after the end of World War II.

Born March 15th:

Actor Judd Hirsch (notable of the tv series “Taxi” as Alex) is 82.

Pastor Jimmy Lee Swaggart (as a result of scandals in the late 1980s and early 1990s, was defrocked)… he is 82.

Musician Mike Love (of “The Beach Boys” fame) is 76.

Musician Sly Stone (of “Sly & the Family Stone” fame) is 74.

Actress Kim Raver (“Third Watch” as Kim, “24” as Audrey Raines and “Grey’s Anatomy” as Dr. Altman) is 48.

Actress Eva Longoria Parker (best known as Gabrielle on the tv series “Desperate Housewives”) is 42. (Image Courtesy of imdb.com)

Actor Kellan Lutz (of the “Twilight” films as as Emmet Cullen) is 32.

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