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Celebrity Birthdays for April 3 – Alec Baldwin, Eddie Murphy and More

Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Alec Baldwin
Age: 54
Occupation: Actor
Known For: His Academy Award-nominated role in ‘The Cooler,’ appearing in other movies including ‘The Hunt for Red October,’ ‘The Aviator’ and ‘The Departed,’ winning two Emmys for his starring role on ’30 Rock,’ his former marriage to Kim Basinger, and being perhaps the world’s most staunchly ardent fan of ‘Words With Friends’

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This Day in History for April 3 – Pony Express Begins and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1860 – The first successful United States Pony Express run begins (More info)

1882 – Jesse James is killed by Robert Ford, one of his own gang members (More info)

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Celebrity Birthdays for April 2 – Emmylou Harris, Christopher Meloni and More

Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Emmylou Harris
Age: 65
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter and Musician
Known For: Winning 12 Grammys during her legendary country/bluegrass career, which includes the No. 1 singles ‘Together Again,’ ‘Beneath Still Waters’ and ‘(Lost His Love) On Our Last Date,’ the soundtrack to ‘O Brother, Where Art Thou?’ and her best-selling collaborative album with Dolly Parton and Linda Ronstadt, ‘Trio,’ and writing and working with dozens of other musicians

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This Day in History for April 2 – Pope John Paul II Dies and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1513 – Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León first sights land in what is now Florida (More info)

1917 – President Woodrow Wilson asks the US Congress for a declaration of war on Germany (More info)

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This Day in History for April 1 – Apple Founded and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1700 – English pranksters begin popularizing the annual tradition of April Fools’ Day by playing practical jokes on each other (More info)

1933 – The Nazi persecution of Jews begins in Germany with a boycott of Jewish businesses (More info)

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Celebrity Birthdays for April 1 – Debbie Reynolds, Method Man and More

Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Debbie Reynolds
Age: 80
Occupation: Actress, Singer and Dancer
Known For: Her Academy Award nomination for ‘The Unsinkable Molly Brown,’ memorable appearances in other movies like ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ and the recent ‘One For The Money,’ famously losing her husband Eddie Fisher to her friend Elizabeth Taylor, her Emmy Award-winning role as Grace’s mother on ‘Will and Grace,’ and being the mother of actress and author Carrie Fisher

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This Day in History for March 31 – Eiffel Tower Opens and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1492 – Spain’s Queen Isabella orders her 150,000 Jewish subjects to convert to Christianity or face expulsion from the country (More info)

1889 – The Eiffel Tower opens in Paris (More info)

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Celebrity Birthdays for March 31 – Christopher Walken, Angus Young and More

Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Christopher Walken
Age: 69
Occupation: Actor and Dancer
Known For: His Oscar-winning role in ‘The Deer Hunter,’ appearing in dozens of other movies including ‘Annie Hall,’ ‘True Romance,’ ‘Pulp Fiction’ and ‘Hairspray,’ and showing off his surprisingly mad dance skills in the 2001 video for Fatboy Slim’s song ‘Weapon of Choice’

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This Day in History for March 30 – President Reagan Shot and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1842 – Anesthesia is used for the first time during surgery (More info)

1867 – US Secretary of State William H. Seward agrees to purchase Alaska from Russia for $7 million (More info)

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Celebrity Birthdays for March 30 – Eric Clapton, Celine Dion and More

Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Eric Clapton
Age: 67
Occupation: Rock God
Known For: Being the only three-time inductee in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (with the Yardbirds and Cream, and as a solo artist), being one of the most important and influential guitarists of all time, winning 17 Grammys, and classic songs like ‘Sunshine of Your Love,’ ‘Crossroads,’ ‘Layla’ and many more

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