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March 10th History

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March 10th In Pop Culture History

1804 - In St. Louis, Missouri, a formal ceremony was conducted to transfer ownership of the Louisiana Territory from France to the United States, via the Louisiana Purchase.

1876 - Alexander Graham Bell spoke into his just-completed invention, the telephone. "Mr. Watson, come here. I want to see you." It worked.

1906 - An underground fire sparked a massive explosion that virtually destroyed a vast maze of mines in Courrieres, France, that killed over 1,000 workers.

1926 - Lolly Willowes, or The Loving Huntsman, was the first Book-of-the-Month Club selection, published by Viking Press.

March 10, 1937 (fiction) H.P. Lovecraft enables several creatures to escape purgatory, Horror, Lovecraft

1951 - # 1 Hit March 10, 1951 - April 20, 1951: Mario Lanza - Be My Love

1955 - A US Patent (#2,704,172) was issued to Aaron S. Lapin for his invention of "Dispensing Valves for Gas Pressure Containers". That may sound boring until you find out it was for his Reddi-Wip cream topping.

March 10, 1960 Birthday (fictional) Remus Lupin, Harry Potter

1962 - #1 Hit March 10, 1962 - March 30, 1962: Bruce Channel - Hey! Baby

March 10, 1971 - The Cat in the Hat aired live on CBS

1978 - The Incredible Hulk premiered on CBS.

1979 - #1 Hit March 10, 1979 - March 23, 1979: Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive

1980 - Jean Harris shot and killed Scarsdale diet doctor Herman Tarnower.

1983 - MTV broadcasted the video of Michael Jackson's song "Billie Jean" for the first time

1997 - Buffy, The Vampire Slayer premiered on The WB, based on the 1992 movie.

2007 - #1 Hit March 10, 2007 - March 23, 2007: MIMS - This Is Why I'm Hot

March 10, 2016 - Tangled: Before Ever After aired on The Disney Channel

March 10th
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Stuart Holmes (1884)
Barry Fitzgerald (1888)
Sam Jaffe (1891, d.1984)
Gregory La Cava (1892, d.1952)
Harry Krimer (1896)
Cy Kendall (1898)
Sherman Billingsley (1900)
Leon Bismarck "Bix" Beiderbecke (1903)
Richard Haydn (1905, d.1985)
Warner Anderson (1911)
Harriet Tubman (1913)
Marion Hutton (1919, d.1987)
Kenneth "Jethro" Burns (1920)
Alfred Peet (1920, d.2007)
Cec Linder (1921)
Adam Kennedy (1922)
Pamela Mason (1922)
Claude Laydu (1927)
Sara Montiel (1928)
James Earl Ray (1928)
Raymond Rasberry (1930)
Georges Dor (1931)
Gary Owens (1935)
Joe Viterelli (1937, d.2004)
Marina Vlady (1938)
Chuck Norris (1940)
Dean Torrence (1940)
Angelique Pettyjohn (1943)
Katharine Houghton (1945)
Tom Scholz (1947)
Eddie Grundy (1948)
Ted McKenna (1950)
Caroline H "Carolein" van de Berg (1953)
Paul Haggis (1953)
Bunny DeBarge (1955)
Juliusz Machulski (1955)
Youssra (1955)
Mitchell Lichtenstein (1956)
Robert Llewellyn (1956)
Sharon Lee Tweed (1957)
Osama bin Laden (1957)
Matt Knudsen (1957)
Sharon Stone (1958)
Gary Clark (1962)
Seiko Matsuda (1962)
Jasmine Guy (1963)
Neneh Cherry (1963)
Jeff Ament (1963)
Rick Rubin (1963)
Cynthia Brimhall (1964)
Edie Brickell (1966)
Stephen Mailer (1966)
Dave Sheridan (1969)
Ricky Seagall (1969)
Paget Brewster (1969)
Matt Barlow (1970)
Jon Hamm (1971)
Timbaland (1971)
Matt Kenseth (1972)
Eva Herzigova (1973)
John LeCompt (1973)
Cristian de la Fuente (1974)
Hugo Ferreira (1974)
Haifa Wehbe (1976)
Shannon Miller (1977)
Bree Turner (1977)
Matt Rubano (1977)
Robin Thicke (1977)
Ben Burnley (1978)
Katherarine Isabelle (1982)
Carrie Underwood (1983)
Che'Nelle (1983)
Rafe Spall (1983)
Olivia Wilde (1984)
Casey Dienel (1985)
JC de Vera (1986)
Emily Osment (1992)
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