Famous Birthdays and Today In History, March 16th

Actor Erik Estrada (perhaps best known for the tv series “ChiPs” as Officer Poncherello and “Two Women, One Road”) is 70. (1949)

Actor Victor Garber (from London, Ontario, known for the tv series “The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd”, “Justice”, Eli Stone”, “Deception”, “Republic of Doyle”,“The Flash”, “Legends of Tomorrow” and “Power”) is 70. (1949) (Image: Pinterest)

Actress Kate Nelligan (from London, Ontario, known for the films “Eye of the Needle”, “Without a Trace”, “Frankie and Johnny”, “U.S. Marshals”, “ The Cider House Rules”, “The Prince of Tides” and “How To Make An American Quilt”) is 69. (1950)

Singer, songwriter, actress, producer Nancy Wilson (Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, of the group Heart with sister Ann) is 65. (1954)

Actress Isabelle Huppert Best Actress Oscar nominee, (known for the films “The Piano Teacher”, “8 Women”, “Things To Come” and “Elle”) is 66. (1953)

Actress Lauren Graham (known for the tv series “The Townies”, “The Gilmore Girls” as Lorelai Gilmore and “Parenthood” and “Vampirina” and the films “Sweet November” and “Bad Santa”) is 52. (1967)

Actor Judah Friedlander (known for the film “Meet the Pa rents” and “American splendor” and the tv series “30 Rock” as Frank Rossitano ) is 50. (1969)

Actor Alan Tudyk (known for the film “A Knight’s Tale”, “i,Robot”, “3:10 To Yuma”, “Trumbo” and the tv series “Firefly”,“Suburgatory”, Newsreaders”, “Con Man”, “Powerless” and “Doom Patrol”) is 48. (1971)

Actress and game show host Brooke Burns (known for the tv series “Baywatch” as Jessie, “North Shore”, “Pepper Dennis”, and “Melrose Place”) is 41. (1978)

(Sources: on-this-day.com, idb.com)

March 16th:

1802 – The U.S. Congress established the West Point Military Academy in New York. 

1915 – The Federal Trade Commission began operation. 

1917 – Russian Czar Nicholas II abdicated his throne. 

1926 – Physicist Robert H. Goddard launched the first liquid-fuel rocket.

1950 – Congress voted to remove federal taxes on oleomargarine. 

1993 – In France, ostrich meat was officially declared fit for human consumption.

1995 – NASA astronaut Norman Thagard became the first American to visit the Russian space station Mir. 

(Source: on-this-day.com)

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