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MARCH 9

Performing Artists
1856 Eddie Foy (New York City-born Singer, Dancer, Actor) New York City Performing Artists Actors Internet Movie Database
1930 Ornette Coleman (Texas-born African-American Jazz Saxophonist ) Ornette Coleman Jazz Famous African Americans
1944 Raúl Juliá (Puerto Rican Actor) Raúl  Juliá Actors Hispanic American Studies
1964 Juliette Binoche (French Actress: 1996 Academy Award for Supporting Actress in The English Patient) Juliette Binoche Actors Film 1996 Academy Award for Supporting Actress in The English Patient
1971 Emmanuel Lewis (New York City-born African-American Actor) New York City Performing Artists Actors Television African American Performing Artists Internet Movie Database
Sports Figures
1943 Bobby Fischer (Chicago-born World Chess Champion) Bobby Fischer World Chess Champion
1950 Danny Sullivan (Kentucky-born Race Car Driver) Kentucky Sports Figures Auto Racing History Channel
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1996 George Burns (New York City-born Actor) George Burns Actors Radio Television Film
2005 Glenn Davis (California-born 1946 Heisman Trophy Winner) California Sports Figures College Football Hall of Fame 1946 Heisman Trophy Winner
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1933 Busby Berkeley's 42nd Street Opens in Theaters Busby Berkeley Film Internet Movie Database
1935 Ohio State's Jesse Owens Breaks 3 World Records and Ties a 4th in Roughly One Hour Jesse Owens Track and Field Hall of Fame African-American Sports Figures Ohio State University New York Times
Porky Pig First Appears in a Warner Brothers Cartoon, I Haven't Got a Hat Porky Pig Internet Movie Database
1955 James Dean Makes His Film Debut in John Steinbeck's East of Eden James Dean John Steinbeck Film Historic Firsts The Internet Movie Database
1959 The First Barbie Doll is Displayed at the New York Toy Fair New York City Barbie Jewish Women's Archive

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