On this day: December 3

Published On: Dec 02 2012 10:34:22 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 03 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

Laurel and Hardy team up, a human heart is transplanted for the first time, an assassin targets Bob Marley, and the first text message is sent via phone, all on this day.

OTD December 3 - Andy Williams
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1927: Country singer Andy Williams, who recorded 17 gold and three platinum-certified albums and hosted the TV variety show "The Andy Williams Show" from 1962 to 1971, is born Howard Andrew Williams in Wall Lake, Iowa. He died of bladder cancer at age 84 on Sept. 25, 2012.

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