"Pride and Prejudice" is first published, Elvis makes his national TV debut, "We Are the World" is recorded, and the space shuttle Challenger breaks apart after liftoff, all on this day.
1959: Filmmaker Frank Darabont, best known for directing the movies "The Shawshank Redemption," "The Green Mile" and "The Mist," is born in Montbéliard, France. Darabont has been nominated for three Oscars: two for "The Green Mile" and one for "The Shawshank Redemption." He also developed, executive produced and directed the pilot episode of the TV drama "The Walking Dead."
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