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Notable Historical Events for March 16th

1979CBS-TV airs "Wings Over the World" with Paul McCartney

1935Hitler orders German rearmament, violating Versailles Treaty

2012George Clooney and other several prominent participants, including Martin Luther King III, are arrested outside the Sundanese Embassy for civil disobedience

1968robert kennedy announces presidential campaign

1998Pope John Paul II asks God for forgiveness for the inactivity and silence of some Roman Catholics during the Holocaust.

1517Pope Leo X signs 5th Council of Lateranen

1948Billie Holiday is released from prison early because of good behaviour

1869Hiram R. Revels makes 1st official speech by an African American in the Senate

1978Red Brigade kidnaps former premier Aldo Moro in Italy, 5 killed

1850Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Scarlet Letter" published

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Notable Birthdays on March 16th

1751James Madison, Port Conway Va, (D-R), 4th US president (1809-17)

1926Jerry Lewis, [Joseph Levitch], Newark New Jersey, comedian/fund raiser (MDA),

1963Kevin Smith, New Zealand actor (d. 2002)

1959Flavor Flav, American rapper, and reality tv star

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Notable Weddings on March 16th

1996Sportscaster Pat Summerall (65) weds Cherilyn Burns in Florida

1985Actress Maureen McCormick (28) weds Michael Cummings

2002Oscar-winning entertainer Liza Minnelli (56) weds producer David Gest (48) at the Marble Collegiate Church in New York City

1939Marriage of Princess Fawzia of Egypt to Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi of Iran.

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Notable Deaths on March 16th

1985Eddie Shore, Canadian ice hockey player, dies of a lung infection at 82

1975T-Bone Walker, blues guitarist (Funky Town, Well Done), dies at 64

1971Thomas E. Dewey, US president candidate (R 1944, 48), dies of a heart attack at 68

1940Selma Lagerlöf, Swedish writer and Nobel Prize laureate, dies at 81

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