Today In History Slideshow | Mar. 18

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Michael Spinks raises his hand in victory as loser Dwight Braxton holds on to him in Atlantic City, N.J., March 18, 1983. The two fought to unify the light heavyweight title. (AP Photo/Bruce Boyajian)

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Three Navy fliers sit on the raft in which they drifted 1,000 miles for 34 days after their land plane was forced down in the Pacific, and retell the story of their odyssey to reporters and an officer at Honolulu, March 18, 1942. From left: pilot Harold Dixon of La Mesa, Calif., with chart he made of the long voyage; Bombardier Tony Pastula of Youngstown, Ohio; and radioman Gene Aldrich of Sikeston, Mo. (AP Photo)

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Maj. Gen. Paul J. Mueller, Commander of the crack 81st Division, better known as the wildcat division, eats his ration on March 18, 1943. Even a general has to rough it when in the field. He has no priority in food and he eats out of the can just like his men. (AP Photo/AJE)

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FILE - In this March 18, 1980, file photo, Federal Reserve Board Chairman Paul Volcker listens to a question as he appears before the Senate Banking Committee in Washington, D.C. The Federal Reserve and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. each unanimously voted to adopt the so-called Volcker Rule, taking a major step toward preventing extreme risk-taking on Wall Street that helped trigger the 2008 financial crisis. The rule which states that U.S. banks will be barred in most cases from trading for their own profit under a federal rule is named after Paul Volcker, a former Fed chairman who was an adviser to President Barack Obama during the financial crisis. (AP Photo/Chick Harrity, File)

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Lined up at the Sportsman Club, in London, on March 15, 1972, are from left to right, British Heavyweight Joe Bugner, British Welterweight Champion Ralph Charles, Chilean Welterweight Jose Napoles, Scotland Lightweight Champion Ken Buchanan and Britain's Heavyweight John Conteh. They are all due to fight on the same bill at the Empire Pool, Wembley, in London, on March 18. (AP Photo/Harris)

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Dr. James Daly examines the injured hand of Bill Russell who led San Fransisco to 92-77 victory over Utah in regional NCAA championship tourney game with Utah at Corvallis, Ore., March 18, 1956. (AP Photo)

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Michigan State forward Earvin Johnson (33) pushes off Kentucky forward Jack Givens as he drives for the basket in the first half of the NCAA Mideast Regional final in Dayton, Ohio, March 18, 1978. (AP Photo)

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Examining an M-34 German machine gun on the Italian beachhead south of Rome are, from left: Pvt Charles Sumpter of Santa Rosa, Calif.; Pfc. Wallace Lima of Fallon, Nev.; Pvt Gustav Brandt of Burbank, Calif. and Capt. William Faisst of Berkeley, Calif, March 18, 1944. (AP Photo/Bill Allen)

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The Reverend Gerald L.K. Smith, who quit his Shreveport, La., parish to become national organizer of the "Share The Wealth" movement, gestures dramatically while explaining the theory of the "every man a king" platform, March 18, 1935 in New York City. He predicted he will enroll 15,000,000 under his banner by Christmas. (AP Photo/WD)

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Boxers Michael Spinks, left, and Dwight Braxton, right, pose for the camera during a promotional meeting in New York, Feb. 2, 1983. Joining the two in promoting their upcoming light heavyweight bout is former boxer Jersey Joe Wolcott. The fight is scheduled for March 18 in Atlantic City, N.J.(AP Photo/Elias

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President Barack Obama leaves the podium after making a statement about Libya, Friday, March 18, 2011, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo)

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President Barack Obama makes a statement on Libya, Friday, March 18, 2011, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo)

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Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama D-Ill., speaks in Philadelphia, Tuesday, March 18, 2008. Obama tried to stem damage from divisive comments delivered by his pastor, while bluntly addressing anger between blacks and whites in the most racially pointed speech yet of his presidential campaign. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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Marshall Ferdinand Foch was made commander-in-chief Allied Armies, March 18, 1929. (AP Photo)

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Supporters applaud as Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama D-Ill., speaks about race, Tuesday, March 18, 2008, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama D-Ill., speaks about race during a news conference in Philadelphia, Tuesday, March 18, 2008. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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President Barack Obama is surrounded by lawmakers as he signs the HIRE Act jobs bill in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Thursday, March 18, 2010. From left are Rep. Deborah Halvorson, D-Ill., Rep. Sander Levin, D-Mich., Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., third left, Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Ill., fourth left, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., fifth right, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., third right, Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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Television personality Merv Griffin is offered a flower to eat from his young son Anthony Patrick, 3 1/2, at the Griffin family farm in Califon, N.J., March 18, 1964. (AP Photo)

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President Barack Obama signs the HIRE act jobs bill as members of Congress stand behind him in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington Thursday, March 18, 2010. From left are Rep. Sander Levin, D-Mich., Rep. Deborah Halvorson, D-Ill., Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Ill., Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada., Rep. Jim Oberstar, D-Minn. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., rear, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California, Sen. Max Baucus, D-MT., rear behind Schumer, Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. Rep. Joe Cao, R-La. and Rep. Jason Altmire, D-Pa. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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President Barack Obama signs the HIRE act jobs bill in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington Thursday, March 18, 2010. From left are Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Ill., Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., Rep. Jim Oberstar, D-Minn.,and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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Laurence Powell, one of four Los Angeles police officers charged with assaulting motorist Rodney King, has the attention of TV crews as he enters court in Simi Valley, California, Wednesday, March 18, 1992. The defense opened for the four officers charged in the assault. (AP Photo/Chris Martinez)

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South African President F.W. de Klerk poses outside his office while displaying a copy of a local newspaper with banner headlines declaring a "Yes" result in the referendum in Cape Town, South Africa on March 18, 1992. De Klerk won a mandate to end apartheid and share power with the black majority for the first time by scoring a landslide victory in a whites-only referendum on reform. (AP. Photo)

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Neil Young clutches his Bammie Award after being named "Musician of the Year" at the fifth annual Bay Area Music Awards presented in San Francisco, Calif. Saturday night, March 18, 1990. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

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Randy Ploog, assistant curator at Penn State University's Palmer Museum of Art stands in front of Juan Sanchez's 1987 painting, "The Rosenbergs: Framed Conspiracy," March 18, 1989. A show of works about Ethel and Julius Rosenberg was scheduled to open Sunday at the Palmer Museum of Art in State College. (AP Photo/Craig Houtz)

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Rock stars David Bowie, left, and Peter Frampton are seen at a news conference in New York where Bowie announced his North American tour, March 18, 1987. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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Philippine President Corazon Aquino carries her homework as she prepares to leave her suburban Manila home in morning, Tuesday, March 18, 1986. Aquino has declined to occupy the opulent Malacanang Palace and has made her office in the guest house on the palace grounds. (AP Photo/Alberto Marquez)

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Kerrie Angeley, 14, of Venice describes how a tornado lifted the roof off of her bedroom as she slept in the top bunk bed on Sunday, March 18, 1985 in Venice, Florida. She said, “It just blew off. I looked up and the ceiling wasn’t there. I went into the closet, shut the door and I started screaming.” Officials said the funnel cloud killed at least two people and injured about 40, destroying 24 homes and affecting 85-90 others. (AP Photo/Joe Skipper)

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World Wrestling Federation heavyweight champion Hulk Hogan, left, and Mr. T. appear at a news conference on Sunday, March 18, 1985 in New York?s Madison Square Garden. Mr. T will make his professional wrestling debut on March 31, when he will be teamed with Hogan against Rowdy Roddy Piper and partner Paul Orndorff in the tag team headliner of the World Wrestling Foundation?s ?Wrestlemania.? (AP Photo/Corey Struller)

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Mary Lou Retton, of Fairmont, W. Va., sails gracefully above the balance beam at Madison Square Garden in New York on March 18, 1984, during competition in the ninth annual McDonald’s American Cup gymnastics meet. Retton lead all the way in the women’s four events and clinched her second straight title with a score of 39.50. (AP Photo/Mario Suriani)

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Democratic presidential candidate Jesse Jackson holds young Mary Margaret Zogby of Washington prior to giving a speech to the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee in Washington, Sunday, March 18, 1984. (AP Photo)

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Burt Reynolds is left speechless by a crack from presenter Richard Pryor backstage at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in Santa Monica, California, Thursday, March 18, 1983, after Reynolds was named Favorite All-Around Male Performer at the 9th Annual People’s Choice Awards. (AP Photo/Lennox McLendon)

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Lee Hart, right, is embraced by Mrs. Millicent Smith, principal of Jonathan Law High School in Milford upon her arrival, Sunday, March 18, 1984 at the school to campaign for her husband, Gary Hart, who is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination. Mrs. Hart taught English and drama at the school when her husband was studying at Yale University in nearby New Haven, Conn. Mrs. Smith headed the English Department at the Milford school at that time. (AP Photo/Bob Child)

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TV star James Garner, left, rocks back and grins in relief as the verdict is read ending a 4-day assault trial in which he was sued for $2.2 million, March 18, 1983, Salinas, Calif. Garner was sued by a golf spectator at 1981 Crosby in Pebble Beach who Garner slugged in the gallery. No damages were awarded. (AP Photo)

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Woody Allen in rehearsal for new play “The Floating Lightbulb” at Vivian Beaumont Theatre in Manhattan, New York March 18, 1981. (AP Photo/G. Paul Burnett)

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These miniature musical instruments handmade over a two-year period by an artisan Prager Geigenbauer, are displayed in the fingers of their owner Marcel Ritter of Munich, West Germany on March 18, 1980. Smallest of the lot is the violin, about two inches long. An aggregate value of about $534,500 has been placed on the three instruments. (AP Photo)

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St. Louis Cardinals’ pitching coach Claude Osteen, left, talks with Los Angeles Dodgers’ pitching instructor Sandy Koufax before the two teams played on Monday, March 18, 1980 in St. Peterburg, Fla. The two were teammates on the Dodgers 1965 World Series winning team. (AP Photo/Rusty Kennedy)

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Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama D-Ill., speaks about race during a news conference in Philadelphia, Tuesday, March 18, 2008. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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Bruce Jenner, left, the Olympic decathlon champion, looks over the Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year award that was presented to him in Tampa, Florida on Friday, March 18, 1977. Kim Chase, right, looks over the Babe Zaharias Trophy she accepted for Nadia Comaneci of Romania who was named Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year. (AP Photo/Ed Kolenovsky)

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Monica Congia, 8, of Milan, Italy, is perhaps the youngest of the world's disc jockeys and has become, in the past two months, the idol of mothers, grandmothers, and children who follow her daily one hour broadcast, "Monica of the Dolls." Monica is in the studios on the private Milanese Teleradio Ambrosiana during her program in Milan, Italy on Thursday, March 18, 1977. The tiny youngster has to sit on several phone books to reach the microphones. (AP Photo/Raoul Fornezza)

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President Jimmy Carter prepared to sign legislation in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on March 18, 1977 to halt the importation of chrome from Rhodesia. Behind Carter, from left, are: Sen. Clifford Case, R-N.J.; Sen. Hubert Humphrey, D-Minn.; former Sen. Gale McGee of Wyoming; Sen. Dick Clark, D-Iowa; Vice President Walter Mondale; Steelworkers’ president I. W. Abel; and Rep. Charles Diggs Jr., D-Michigan. (AP Photo/Peter Bregg)

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Jimmy Young is hoisted on the shoulders of his supporters after he won a decision in his 12-round bout with former heavyweight champ George Foreman in San Juan, P.R., March 18, 1977. At left wearing tux is TV sports commentator Howard Cosell. (AP Photo/Phil Sandlin)

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Dr. Harb Hayre, a professor of electric engineering at the University of Houston on March 18, 1975, checks the write out of his tattletale machine. The device can analyze the voice and tell more about a person than words alone. Properly applied, says the professor, the machine could: detect a drunk driver; tell who is lying and who is telling the truth; determine if a pilot is to tired to fly; tell the precise condition of a mental patient; or, determine if a person is under the influence of drugs. (AP Photo/EFK)

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Comedian Groucho Marx, poses with Actress Lynn Redgrave in a bed in Los Angeles on March 18, 1976, for his upcoming book titled “Beds”…The book is a new version of Marx published in 1929, which was based on his contributions to old College Humor magazines. First Edition copies of “Beds” have become collector’s items 1… In the 1976 version Marx will be pictured in bed with Phyllis Diller, Burt Reynolds, Valerie Perrine, Elliot Gould and others. (AP Photo)

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Dispite the labor dispute, the New York Yankees open their spring practice with fifteen Yankees reporting on March 18, 1976 in FT Lauderdale, Fla. Yogi Berra, Coach, gives infield practice While Manager Billy Martin watches batters at batting cage. (AP Photo)

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Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Hank Aaron is shown, March 18, 1976. (AP Photo/Ed Kolenovsky)

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Johnny Cash performs during the Grand Ole Opry's last show at Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn., March 18, 1974. (AP Photo/John Duricka)

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U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, right, are all smiles during chat at President Sadat's Aswan residence, March 18, 1975. Dr. Kissinger later left for further talks in Israel. (AP Photo)

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Trainer Bill Prezabt applies jelly to Chuck Wepner?s face before wepner puts on his protective gear for sparring in Richfield, Ohio, March 18, 1975. Wepner went several rounds on Monday under the watchful eyes of Ali?s trainer Angelo Dundee. Wepner will meet the heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali on March 28 in the Cleveland Coliseum.(AP Photo/Barry Thumma)

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Mrs. Margaret Truman Daniel, left, shows an old news photo of her late father former President Harry Truman to actor James Whitmore as they pose together at a news conference, Tuesday, March 18, 1975, Hershey, Pa. Mrs. Daniel attended a special rehearsal of Give Em Hell, Harry a stage play starring Whitmore as Harry Truman. (AP Photo/Paul Vathis)

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Chuck Wepner runs along the road during a workout close to his headquarters near Cleveland, Tuesday, March 18, 1973 in Warrenville Heights. Wepner will meet heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali in a March 24 bout at the Cleveland coliseum. (AP Photo)

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*** FILE *** Charles Manson is pictured en route to a Los Angeles courtroom on in this Dec. 17, 1970 file photo. California corrections officials released a new photograph of convicted mass murderer Charles Manson, Wednesday March 18, 2009. The photo of the 74-year-old Manson was taken Wednesday as part of a routine update of files on inmates at Corcoran State Prison, where he is serving a life sentence for conspiring to murder seven people, said Seth Unger, spokesman for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. (AP Photo)

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Two 7th regiment marines move cautiously into the devastated underbrush of a bombed hillside southwest of Da Nang, South Vietnam on March 18, 1969, following an hour-long air strike on enemy positions. (AP Photo)

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Gloria Steinem is shown March 18, 1970. The feminist leader writes on the things she cares about – politics, urban sociology and women's liberation as a freelance magazine writer and contributing editor to New York and Glamour magazines. (AP Photo/Bob Wands)

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Food for shelter in Vietnam a U.S. marine has built his private bunker with C-ration boxes, not as a protection against enemy shells but as a shelter from the scorching sun in Vietnam, March 18, 1966. There are 12 basic C-rations and it takes the GI only a matter of days to become bored with the regulation fare. Scene is at Quang Ngai airfield in South Viet Nam. (AP Photo)

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Some of the screaming fans are seen just before breaking up a press conference given by British-born actor, David McCallum, who plays Illya Kuryakin, the cool Russian of television?s series "The Man From U.N.C.L.E.," at the Empire Cinema, Leicester Square in London, March 18, 1966. (AP Photo)

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A group of Mexican Communists watch a coffin burn with anti-North American sign saying "here lies ‘Fuehrer’ Johnson” in Mexico City, March 18, 1966. The demonstration took place during a rally of an estimated 8,000 students, workers and followers of leftist parties protesting U.S. policy toward Vietnam. No arrests were reported. (AP Photo)

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Pfc. Michael J. Volvo, 18, of Little Falls, N.Y., peers through the sights of a 106 recoilless rifle in position on Hill 327, occupied by U.S. Marines three miles from Da Nang air base in South Vietnam on March 18, 1965. (AP Photo/Eddie Adams)

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Vietnamese troops sit in a crowded H-21 helicopter en route to a hunt for Viet Cong guerrillas in Ving Long province 70 miles South of Saigon, the capital of South Viet Nam on March 18, 1963. This is one of many operations, led by Americans in U.S. whirlybirds, which during the past year have helped overcome some of the difficulties of warfare in jungle territory where the poor roads are subject to constant ambush. (AP Photo/Horst Faas)

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Queen Elizabeth II steps from Viking plane at London Airport on March 18, 1956 after nonstop flight from Ajaccio, Corsica. The Queen was returning from a Mediterranean Cruise. Following her is Princess Alexandra. (AP Photo)

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Hungarian-American actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, wearing a Zebra outfit and deploring the fact that she has no champagne for reporters, explains her feelings about Dominican playboy-diplomat Porfirio Rubirosa at a Hollywood press conference in Los Angeles, United States, on March 18, 1954. She said that Rubirosa, who has just separated from Barbara Hutton, is an old family friend, and she does not plan to marry him. She added that she was very forgiving and was “not sore at zat boy” for the black eye he once gave her at Las Vegas. (AP Photo)

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Half unconscious, a fasting suffragette, Amani Farid, is carried on a chair by two paramedics in Cairo, March 18, 1954. She was one of a group of women headed by Egyptian feminist Doria Shafik, who embarked on a hunger strike on March 12, in a campaign to obtain voting rights for women in the forthcoming Egyptian elections. After six days of fasting, taking nothing but lemonade and water, the women became so weak that Cairo’s governor ordered them into hospital. (AP Photo)

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Nine high explosive bombs drop from the Bombay of a U.S. Air Force 3rd bomber wing B26 light bomber somewhere in North Korea on March 18, 1953 and head for a communist target. (AP Photo)

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Racing in broad daylight down a Norwegian fjord, sixty miles behind the German lines at North Cape, four destroyers from the British home fleet have rescued 525 Norwegians from the Germans. For three months, these Norwegians, mostly women and children, had been hiding from the German slave patrols in caves on the snow covered mountains of Soroy Island. A small Norwegian military mission had landed earlier, warned them to stand by, and they were ready when the destroyers, led by Captain J.H. Allison, in H.M.S. Zambesi, with all guns manned, swept down Alten Galten fjord. In three hours the ships with the rescued Norwegians were steaming back a full speed. Food and clothing were issued and 525 Norwegians landed at a British port. They had terrible stories to tell of their treatment by the German who had burnt to the ground every house on the Island. Some of the Soroy Islanders on board the Zambesi, somewhere in England, on March 18, 1945. (AP Photo)

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General Dwight W. Eisenhower, commander-in-chief in North Africa, wears the four stars of a full general, a rank to which he was appointed, during a tour of the Tunisian battlefront on March 18, 1943. (AP Photo/Byron Rollins)

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Members of the American Eagle Squadron, now serving with the R.A.F., photographed at their base “somewhere in England, March 18, 1941.” Left to right are: Pilot-officer Charles Edward Bateman, of San Gabriel, California; Pilot-officer William Henry Nichols, of San Carlos, California; pilot-officer Stanley Michel Kolendorski, of Lakehurst, New Jersey; Squadron-leader W.E.G. Taylor, of New York City, commanding-officer of the squadron; pilot-officer Andrew Mamedoff, of Thompson, Connecticut; pilot-officer Eugene Quimby Tobin, of Los Angeles, California; pilot-officer Nathaniel Maranz, of New York City; pilot-officer Luke Elbert Allen, of Egnatio, Colorado; pilot-officer Peter Benjamin Provenzano, of Chicago; - Miss this man and the next – pilot-officer Gregory Augustus Daymond, of Dan Francisco, and pilot-officer Sam Alfred Mauriello, of Astoria, Long Island. (AP Photo)

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Captain Eddie Rickenbacker, America’s best known war pilot, made a tour of inspection of the Bristol Aero works in Gloucestershire . This pioneer of civil aviation who is president and general manager of America’s Eastern lines, is in England to renew contacts with executives of European air lines and lay plans for a pool of international aviation Brains for the advancement of trans-Atlantic aviation. Captain Eddie Rickenbacker, right, meets Captain Cyril F. Unwins, chief test pilot at the Bristol aero works, England on March 18, 1939. (AP Photo)

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With almost continuous bombing, and the whole population in a panic, it is impossible definitely to calculate the huge number of dead and injured, but 1300 bodies have been recovered, and more than 2000 people are known to have been injured. Inhabitants of Barcelona hurrying past a gutted tramcar, shattered by a bomb explosion, after an air raid, on March 18, 1938. Clouds of dust are still rising from the debris, and in the background are the empty shells of stricken houses. (AP Photo)

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His majesty King Zog of Albania at his desk, on March 18, 1938. (AP Photo)

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Herbert Hoover, ex-president of the U.S. arrived at Croydon, after flying from Stockholm. He is to return home from London. Ex-President Hoover on his arrival at Croydon, England, on March 18, 1938, from Stockholm. (AP Photo)

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Dr. Ronald Crystal works at the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute in Bethesda, Md., March 18, 1992. Crystal is working on a nasal spray of genetically engineered protein that breaks up infected lung-clogging mucus in victims of cystic fibrosis, significantly improving their breathing. (AP Photo/Charles Tasnadi)

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Soldiers of the 3rd Battalion light infantry encounter a large number of Gentoo penguins while on patrol during exercise Firefocus Friday, March 18, 1988 at Bertha Beach, Falkland Islands. (AP Photo/Martin Cleaver)

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U.S. President Ronald Reagan waves to well-wishers as he and Mrs. Nancy Reagan returned to the White House, Sunday, March 18, 1984 in Washington after spending the weekend at the Presidential retreat at Camp David, Maryland. (AP Photo/Tim Aubry)

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The Washington D.C. National Zoo's giant pandas, Ling-Ling and Hsing-Hsing are shown in their open-air enclosure, March 18, 1982. Zoo officials said the childless pandas apparently failed again in their attempt to become parents. (AP Photo/Barry Thumma)

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Michigan State's Earvin "Magic" Johnson hugs Terry Donnelly after the Spartans beat Notre Dame, 80-68, to win the NCAA Mideast Regional Championship game in Indianapolis on Sunday, March 18, 1979. (AP Photo)

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Minnie Pearl performs during the Grand Ole Opry's last show at Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn., March 18, 1974. Man at left is unidentified. (AP Photo/John Duricka)

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Lt. Commander John S. McCain III, a POW for over five years, waves to well wishers March 18, 1973 after arriving at Jacksonville Naval Air Station in Florida. At left is his wife, and son Doug, who is on crutches after breaking his leg in a soccer game. McCain is the son of Adm. John S. McCain Jr, who commanded the U.S. Forces in the Pacific until his retirement. (AP Photo)

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Country music stars perform during the Grand Ole Opry's last show at Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn., March 18, 1974. Johnny Cash, front right, and Maybelle Carter, next to Cash, perform. Others are unidentified. (AP Photo/John Duricka)

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Feminist Gloria Steinem pets her cat in her New York apartment on March 18, 1970. (AP Photo)

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Soldiers of the Hampshire Regiment hose detergent into the sea in an effort to remove oil pollution on the beaches of Cornwall, England, March 30, 1967. Since the American-owned oil tanker Torrey Canyon ran aground off Land's End on March 18, she has been leaking crude oil from her 120,000 ton cargo. (AP Photo)

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At the current international beauty show, the man, waiting for his curls to set, looks at Eleanor Mccombe, of Plainfield, N.J., who is doing likewise in Buffalo, N.Y. on March 18, 1959. (AP Photo)

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It’s the start of the building, a crane is lowering into place the first section of a tubular steel frame for a circular pavilion at International Trade Fair site at Brno, Czechoslovakia March 18, 1959. The trade fair is to be held in September in 1959. (AP Photo)

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Actress Jill St. John chats with her steady boy friend, Lance Reventlow, March 18, 1959 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, the heir to Barbara Hutton’s million. “Everyone is trying to marry us off,” says Jill. “I’m not ready to get married…” She adds that she’s known Lance for three years and says: “I think I might like to know him another three years before I decide about marrying him.” (AP Photo)

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Former heavyweight King Joe Louis, 45, poses with his third wife as they revealed their six day old marriage at her home at Los Angeles on March 18, 1959. She is the former Mrs. Martha Jefferson, 46, a Los Angeles Criminal Attorney. They married secretly at Winterhaven, Calif. (AP Photo)

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French Soldiers part of a group of 500 sent from France to reinforce troops battling Algerian rebels, tote their packs ashore at Algiers from the transport Sidi Ferruch, March 18, 1956 . Additional military units are reported on the way to North African colony to help restore order as nationalist uprising reach the critical stage.(AP Photo)

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Dr. Roger Bannister, 27, waves goodbye to his Swedish born wife Moyra and their month old Baby Carol Erin Elver, as he left, his home in Kensington, London on March 18 1957, to start his two years national service? Dr. Bannister, the first man in the ?world to run the mile under four minutes, will serve in the Royal Army Medical Corps. (AP Photo)

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Sign emphasizes warm welcome given Evangelist Billy Graham on his arrival at Plymouth, England on March 18, 1955. He shakes hands with a woman as part of a crowd of about 300 cheering hymn-singing people stand-by to greet the North Carolinian. Graham is on his second lecture tour abroad. (AP Photo)

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Soprano Rise Stevens of New York’s Metropolitan Opera Company will debut in a world premiere at La Scala in Milan, Italy, of “La Figlia del Diavolo” ("The Devil’s Daughter") on March 24, 1954. The opera, written by Italian composer Virgilio Mortari, is the musical story of Jokanaan’s tragedy. Stevens will play the principal role of Herodia. Stevens is at the piano in her hotel room in Milan on March 18, 1954. (AP Photo/Raul Fornezza)

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Midget clown Harry Berman takes it easy as he arrives on the liner Queen Elizabeth with other members of an acrobatic troupe to join the Mills Brothers Circus in New York on March 18, 1954. From left the smiling girls are: Julia Sharples, Joyce Snape, Lily Blakeman, Terry Taylor, Anne Cooke, Lee Graham. (AP Photo/John Lent)

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Joe DiMaggio, who got out his old suit for one more game, chats with George Jessel during the preliminaries to a charity baseball game between the Major League All-Stars and the Hollywood Stars at Gilmore Field, in Hollywood on March 18, 1952. Jessel was master of ceremonies. (AP Photo/Ira W. Guldner)

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Poet Edgar A. Guest (left) looks into the mouth of a 11-pound large-mouth black bass which is presented to him by Ed Dodd, an outdoor cartoonist, at the annual dinner of the Sportsman Club of America in Chicago March 18, 1949. Guest was honored by the club for distinguished service in the field of fishing. (AP Photo/Charles E. Knoblock)

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Instead of the conventional large bouquets, these brides carry new style floral arrangements in New York on March 18, 1948. Flower stylist Kathryn Churchill makes bridal bouquets in such forms as bowknots, hearts and rosettes they are attached to new light plastic or wire frames, with handles for carrying. A bowknot of lilies-of-the-valley, dyed a delicate pink, makes this bride’s bouquet. It harmonizes with her gown, made of 64 yards of non-inflammable white nylon tulle over a flesh-colored underlayer. Pont de Venise lace, encrusted with seed pearls and sequins, outlines the bodice and makes medallions on the skirt. From Jay Thorpe’s custom bridal salon. (AP Photo)

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American GIs returning to the United States on the Thomas Nelson Page, a Liberty ship which docked in New York City on March 18, 1946, show the dogs they acquired during their service in Europe. Left to right: T/Sgt. Phil fanning, West Orange, N.J.; Sgt. Henry Ostenson, Canas, Wash.; 1st Sgt. Ray Mumma, Camden, N.J.; T/Sgt. Arthur Koponen, The Bronx, N.Y.; T/5 Radcliffe Johnson, Staten Island, N.Y.; Pfc. Larry Kempman, St. Charles MO.; T/5 Tony Sandagarto, Hudson, N.Y.; S/Sgt. John Hennick, Ashville, Ohio. (AP Photo)

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Dr. Marcel Petiot shown March 17, 1946, above, the 55-year-old French physician charged with the murder of 63 persons, whose trial begins in Paris on March 18. The black bearer piercing eyed physician is charged with having of the bodies of his alleged victims in a white-hot furnace, in a lime pit, or by dismembering them by expert amputation. The prosecution will charge that he lured his victims with promises of aiding their escape from Nazi-occupied France. ( (AP Photo)

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Pfc. Ralph Plack of Harrisburg, Pa., on the shoulders of Sgt. Charles Harkey, Dallas, Texas, lights a cigarette for Georges Kieffer, FFI district leader of Alsace Lorraine, who is eight-and-a-half feet tall, in France on March 18, 1945. (AP Photo)

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A number of French Auxiliary Territorial Services girls who volunteered their blood for the benefit of wounded soldiers, underwent the transfusion at Moncorvo House in London on March 18, 1943. After the transfusion, the patients rest for a short while, during which they are given a nourishing meal. (AP Photo)

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Australian steel is playing an invaluable part in Australia’s munitions production. General view of shell shop, somewhere in Australia, on March 18, 1942. (AP Photo)

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In an unheralded visit to New York Secretary of the Navy Frank Knox, in civilian clothes, inspects harbor installations at the Battery in New York, March 18, 1942. (AP Photo/Tom Sande)

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Air raid wardens and rescue workers dig in the ruins of a building in the Clydeside area of Glasgow, Scotland, March 18, 1941, after a German air raid on the city. (AP Photo)

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President Franklin D. Roosevelt pins a Distinguished Service Medal on Admiral William H. Standley, new ambassador to Russia, as Admiral Ernest J. King, Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. fleet looks on, March 18, 1942. Others unidentified. (AP Photo/George R. Skadding)

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Delegations of Rumanian officers were the guests of the German army on a tour of inspection of the Maginot Line battle sites. A German officer - one who had taken an active part in breaking through the Maginot Line explaining the German tactics of attack at Stonne on March 18, 1941, the center of the battle that resulted in the break through of the French defensive lines. (AP Photo)

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An English class holds its discussions informally in one of the living rooms of the shelter huts built in the hills near New Milford, Conn., on March 18, 1941. Students of New York’s Dalton School are testing shelter facilities for use if and when any mass evacuation of children from New York is necessary. (AP Photo/Murray Becker)

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Pilot Officer Stanley Michel Kolendorski, from Lakehurst, New Jersey, a member of the American Eagle Squadron, serving with the Royal Air Force, climbing into his fighter plane at an airfield somewhere in England, on March 18, 1941. He is 26 years old. (AP Photo)

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This Italian sailor, one of the thousands of prisoners taken by the armny of the Nile, on its victorious sweep across Libya, was happy to be out of the war. Even the difficulty he found in walking could not obliterate his smile i March 18, 1941. (AP Photo)

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Former British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain waves his hat on his 71st birthday anniversary in London, England, on March 18, 1940. (AP Photo)

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Restaurant operator Fred Horak of Somerville, Mass. put this sign on the window of his lunch room, shown March 18, 1939. Horak is a native of Prague, Czechoslovakia. (AP Photo)

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With men on deck, men struggling in the sea, a burst of flame, swirling waters, and the sea swallows the Spanish destroyer, the "Baleares," prize vessel of General Franco's rebel fleet. The photograph shows the stern of the doomed destroyer reared out of the water for its final plunge to the bottom on March 18, 1938. (AP Photo)

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Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady of the nation, and Shirley Temple, first lady of the motion picture box office, are shown as they talked together when Mrs. Roosevelt visited the set where Shirley is making her latest picture, Little Miss Broadway, March 18, 1938, Hollywood, Calif. Mrs. Roosevelt was in Southern California on a lecture tour and visited several Hollywood studios. Geography and grandchildren were the chief topics of conversation between the little actress and the first lady. (AP Photo)

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American aviatrix Amelia Earhart waves from the Electra before taking off from Los Angeles, Ca., on March 10, 1937. Earhart is flying to Oakland, Ca., where she and her crew will begin their round-the-world flight to Howland Island on March 18. (AP Photo)

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Mrs. A.C. Carlson, National President of the American Legion Auxiliary, shown at the White House in Washington, D.C., March 18, 1935 as she presented a poppy made by a disabled American veteran, wounded in the world war, to President Franklin D. Roosevelt. (AP Photo)

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Germany's Hitler Youth are seen during a ceremony in the Transformator Works of A.E.G. in Berlin during Baldur von Schirach's speech, March 18, 1935. (AP Photo)

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FILE - In this March 18, 1932, file photo workman sort individual 25-pound packages of unperishable food for needy families in New York City, where the The Emergency Unemployment Relief Committee established the central depot and share-a-meal drive to provide food during the Great Depression. Food stamps look ripe for the picking, politically speaking. Through five years and counting of economic distress, the food aid program has swollen up like a summer tomato. It grew to $78 billion last year, more than double its size when the recession began in late 2007. That makes it a juicy target for conservative Republicans seeking to trim spending and pare back government. But to many Democrats, food stamps are a major element of the country’s commitment to help citizens struggling to meet basic needs. (AP Photo, File)

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David Lloyd George, Leader of the Liberal Party, at work at his desk in Holland Park, London, England on March 18, 1931. (AP Photo)

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An interior view of Madison Square Gardens Arena, known as MSG or The Garden in New York City, USA on March 18, 1930. (AP Photo)

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Mexican revolutionary troops loading a troop train at Nogales, Sonora March 18, 1929, enroute to Naco, Federal stronghold, sixty miles east. (AP Photo)

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