TODAY IN HISTORYLast update on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 3:05 AM EDT
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Today is Wednesday, April 16, the 106th day of 2014. There are 259 days left in the year.
Thought for the day:
"Do not wait; the time will never be 'just right.' Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along. " — George Herbert, English author (1593-1633).
Today's Hightlight in History:
On April 16, 1964, The Rolling Stones' first album, eponymously titled "The Rolling Stones," was released in the United Kingdom by Decca Records (a slightly different version debuted in the United States a month and a-half later).
On This Date:
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is 87.
Actor Peter Mark Richman is 87.
Singer Bobby Vinton is 79.
Denmark's Queen Margrethe II is 74.
Basketball Hall-of-Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is 67.
Ann Romney is 65.
NFL coach Bill Belichick is 62.
Rock singer-turned-politician Peter Garrett is 61.
Actress Ellen Barkin is 60.
Rock musician Jason Scheff (Chicago) is 52.
Singer Jimmy Osmond is 51.
Rock singer David Pirner (Soul Asylum) is 50.
Actor-comedian Martin Lawrence is 49.
Actor Jon Cryer is 49.
Rock musician Dan Rieser is 48.
Actor Peter Billingsley is 43.
Actor Lukas Haas is 38.
Figure skater Mirai Nagasu is 21.
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