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 - Rae Dawn Chong
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1961: Actress Rae Dawn Chong, best known for movies such as "Quest for Fire," "The Color Purple," "Commando" and "Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers," is born in Edmonton, Canada. She is the daughter of Tommy Chong, half of the comedic duo Cheech & Chong.

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