Back in the Day-Elvis was Inducted Into the Army
March 24th-Heart broke round the world when Elvis became 53310761, Exxon Valdez Oil Spill, and Paula hit and run
1958 – At age 23, ELVIS PRESLEY was inducted into the Army in Memphis, Tennessee, and given the serial number 53310761.
1985 – BO DEREK was the big winner at the Razzies for bad acting in her husband John Derek’s movie, “Bolero”.
1986 – LIONEL RICHIE won a Best Song Oscar for “Say You, Say Me” from the Gregory Hines-Mikhail Baryshnikov classic “White Nights”!
1989 – The EXXON VALDEZ rammed a reef off the coast of Alaska leaking 11 MILLION GALLONS of oil into the sea. It took three years and $2 BILLION to clean up.
1992 – A Chicago judge settled the MILLI VANILLI CLASS-ACTION LAWSUIT by approving cash rebates of up to $3 to anyone proving they bought Milli Vanilli music before November 27th, 1990 the date the lip synching scandal broke.
1994 – JOEY BUTTAFUOCO was released 60 days before his six-month sentence was up for the statutory rape of AMY FISHER.
1997 – CUBA GOODING JR. won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for “Jerry Maguire”.
2002 – HALLE BERRY became the first African American to win a Best Actress Oscar, for “Monster’s Ball”. DENZEL WASHINGTON won Best Actor for his role in “Training Day”.
2005 – PAULA ABDUL pled no contest to clipping a car on the San Fernando Valley freeway and driving off. She was sentenced to two years of probation, and ordered to pay about $900 in fines and penalties. She also had to give the other driver $775 for the damage she did to his ride.