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March 24th History

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March 24th In Pop Culture History

1707 - The Acts of Union 1707 was signed, officially uniting the Kingdoms and parliaments of England and Scotland to create the Kingdom of Great Britain.

1765 - The Kingdom of Great Britain passed the Quartering Act, which required homes in the Thirteen Colonies to house British troops.

1882 - Robert Koch announced the discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacterium responsible for tuberculosis.

March 24, 1940 - The first religious service was shown on NBC in New York. The first was a Protestant Easter Service, and a Catholic Mass was shown after that.

1955 - Tennessee Williams' play Cat on a Hot Tin Roof opened in New York.

1956 - #1 Hit March 24, 1956 - April 20, 1956: Les Baxter - Poor People Of Paris

March 24, 1958 Elvis Presley was inducted into the US Army, serial #53310761.

1973 - #1 Hit March 24, 1973 - April 6, 1973: The O'Jays - Love Train

1979 - #1 Hit March 24, 1979 - April 13, 1979: Bee Gees - Tragedy

1989 - The Exxon Valdez, captained by Joseph Jeffrey Hazelwood, hit Prince William Sound, spilling 11,000,000 gallons of Alaskan crude oil.

1990 - #1 Hit March 24, 1990 - April 6, 1990: Alannah Myles - Black Velvet

1993- Doogie Howser, M.D. aired its final episode

2001 - #1 Hit March 24, 2001 - March 30, 2001: Crazy Town - Butterfly

March 24, 2005 - PlayStation Portable released, Video Game Console

2005 - The Office premiered on NBC

March 24, 2006 - Cow Belles aired on The Disney Channel

2006 - Hannah Montana premiered on The Disney Channel.

2007 - #1 Hit March 24, 2007 - April 6, 2007: Fergie featuring Ludacris - Glamorous

2011 - Broadway Show - The Book of Mormon (Musical) March 24, 2011

March 24th
Celebrity Birthdays

About College Degrees:

Bob Mackie (1940)
R. Lee Ermey (1944)
Lara Flynn Boyle (1970)
Louie Anderson (1953)
Sharon Corr (1970)
Robert Carradine (1954)
Alyson Hannigan (1974)
Star Jones Reynolds (1962)
Annabella Sciorra (1964)
Fatty Arbuckle (1887)
Nick Lowe (1949)
Norman Fell (1924 - 1998)
Harry Houdini 'Erik Weisz' (1874)
Steve McQueen (1930 - 1980)
Roscue "Fatty" Arbuckle (1887 - 1933)
Engineering: "How will this work?" 

Science: "Why will this work?" 

Management: "When will this work?"  

Liberal Arts: "Do you want fries with that?" 


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