On this day: February 28

Published On: Feb 26 2013 09:54:06 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 28 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

Nylon is invented, the "M*A*S*H" finale draws a record audience, Michael Jackson wins a record eight Grammys, the Gulf War ends, and the Branch Davidian standoff begins, all on this day.

OTD February 28 - John Turturro
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1957: Actor John Turturro, best known for his roles in movies such as "Do the Right Thing," "Miller's Crossing," "Barton Fink," "Quiz Show," "The Big Lebowski," "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" and the "Transformers" film series, is born in Brooklyn, New York.

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