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Dick Clark dies at age 82

Richard Wagstaff Clark was an American radio and television personality, as well as a cultural icon who remains best known for hosting American Bandstand from 1957 to 1987. The show gave many new music artists their first exposure to national audiences, including Ike and Tina Turner, Stevie Wonder, Prince, and others.

Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes welcome their baby Suri

The couple's daughter, Suri, was born on the one-year anniversary of their first date. The name "Suri" supposedly derives from the Persian meaning "Red Rose" and the Hebrew as a derivative of "Sarah" meaning princess. Holmes and Cruise were married in a Scientologist ceremony at the 15th-century Odescalchi Castle in Bracciano, Italy.

TV personality Kourtney Kardashian is born

Kourtney Mary Kardashian is an American television personality, socialite, businesswoman, and model. She and her family were picked to star in the reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Its success led to the creation of spin-offs including Kourtney and Khloé Take Miami and Kourtney and Kim Take New York.

Actress Melissa Joan Hart is born

Melissa Joan Hart is an American actress, voice actress, director, producer, singer, fashion designer, and businesswoman. She is known for her title roles in the sitcoms Clarissa Explains It All, Sabrina the Teenage Witch and Melissa & Joey. Hart has been married to musician Mark Wilkerson; together, they have 3 sons.

Actor David Tennant is born

David Tennant is a Scottish and British actor and voice actor. He is best known for his roles as the Tenth Doctor in the British television series Doctor Who, Alec Hardy in Broadchurch, Giacomo Casanova in the TV serial Casanova, Kilgrave in Jessica Jones, and Barty Crouch, Jr. in the film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

The 38th Academy Awards

The 38th Academy Awards were held at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in Santa Monica, California. They were hosted by Bob Hope. The ceremony was broadcast on the ABC network and was the first to be broadcast live in color. The two most nominated films were The Sound of Music and Doctor Zhivago, each with ten nominations and five wins.

TV host Conan O'Brien is born

Conan Christopher O'Brien is an American television host, comedian, writer, and producer. He is best known for hosting several late-night talk shows. He has hosted Conan on the cable channel TBS. O'Brien was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, and was raised in an Irish Catholic family.

Actress Grace Kelly marries Prince Rainier of Monaco

Grace Patricia Kelly was an American actress who became Princess of Monaco after marrying Prince Rainier III. They had three children Caroline, Albert II, and Stéphanie. Kelly retired from acting at the age of 26 to begin her duties as Princess of Monaco.

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