TODAY IN HISTORYLast update on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 3:05 AM EDT
from Eyewitness News Online
Today is Tuesday, March 11, the 70th day of 2014. There are 295 days left in the year.
Thought for the day:
"Real success is finding your lifework in the work that you love." — David McCullough, American historian.
Today's Hightlight in History:
On March 11, 1954, the U.S. Army charged that Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy, R-Wis., and his subcommittee's chief counsel, Roy Cohn, had exerted pressure to obtain favored treatment for Pvt. G. David Schine, a former consultant to the subcommittee. (The confrontation culminated in the famous Senate Army-McCarthy hearings.)
On This Date:
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch is 83.
ABC News correspondent Sam Donaldson is 80.
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is 78.
Musician Flaco Jimenez (FLAH'-koh hee-MEH'-nez) is 75.
Actress Tricia O'Neil is 69.
Actor Mark Metcalf is 68.
Rock singer-musician Mark Stein (Vanilla Fudge) is 67.
Singer Bobby McFerrin is 64.
Movie director Jerry Zucker is 64.
Actress Susan Richardson is 62.
Recording executive Jimmy Iovine (eye-VEEN') is 61.
Singer Nina Hagen is 59.
Country singer Jimmy Fortune (The Statler Brothers) is 59.
Singer Cheryl Lynn is 57.
Actor Elias Koteas (ee-LY-uhs koh-TAY-uhs) is 53.
Actor-director Peter Berg is 52.
Actor Jeffrey Nordling is 52.
Actress Alex Kingston is 51.
Country musician David Talbot is 51.
Actor Wallace Langham is 49.
Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., is 49.
Actor John Barrowman is 47.
Singer Lisa Loeb is 46.
Singer Pete Droge is 45.
Actor Terrence Howard is 45.
Rock musician Rami Jaffee is 45.
Actor Johnny Knoxville is 43.
Rock singer-musicians Benji and Joel Madden (Good Charlotte) are 35. Actor David Anders is 33.
Singer LeToya is 33.
Actress Thora Birch is 32.
TV personality Melissa Rycroft is 31.
Actor Rob Brown is 30.
Actor Anton Yelchin is 25.
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