1822 – Charles M. Graham received the first patent for artificial teeth.
1832 – Abraham Lincoln announced that he would run for a political office for the first time. He was unsuccessful in his run for a seat in the Illinois state legislature.
1959 – Mattel introduced Barbie at the annual Toy Fair in New York.
1964 – Production began on the first Ford Mustang.
1975 – Elvis Presley began his final recording session at RCA’s Hollywood studios.
Born March 9th:
Actress Trish Van Devere (of such films as “The Day of the Dolphin” and “The Changling”) is 76.
Singer Mark Lindsay (best known as the lead singer for Paul Revere & the Raiders) is 73.
Singer Jeffrey Osborne is 69.
Actress Jaime Lyn Bauer (of`the tv soaps “The Young and the Restless” as Lauralee Brooks and “Days of Our Lives” as Laura Horton) is 68.
Actress Linda Fiorentino (notable as Laurel as in the film “Men In Black”) is 57 or 59 (no-one seems to know for sure). She won her part from from director Barry Sonnenfeld in “Men In Black” in a poker game a poker game. Besides the part, she won around $1200. (Image Courtesy of imdb.com, from “Men In Black” with Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith)
Actress Juliette Binoche (and Best Supporting Actress winner for “The English Patient”) is 53.
Actor Emmanuel Lewis (notable for the tv series “Webster”) is 46