On this day: December 3

Published On: Dec 02 2012 10:34:22 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 03 2013 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 - Shakespeare in Love
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1998: The comedy-drama "Shakespeare in Love," starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Joseph Fiennes and directed by John Madden, premieres in New York City. The movie would earn 13 Academy Award nominations, winning seven, including Best Picture, Best Actress for Paltrow, Best Supporting Actress for Judi Dench, and Best Original Screenplay.

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