On this day: March 19

Published On: Mar 14 2013 01:49:34 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 19 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

The Tuskegee Airmen are activated, Elvis buys Graceland, Bob Dylan releases his debut album, Texas Western makes college basketball history, and the invasion of Iraq begins, all on this day.

OTD March 19 - Harvey Weinstein
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1952: Film producer Harvey Weinstein, best known as co-founder of Miramax Films, is born in Flushing, N.Y. He and his brother Bob have been co-chairmen of The Weinstein Company, their film production company, since 2005. He won an Academy Award for producing the movie "Shakespeare in Love," and garnered seven Tony Awards for producing a variety of winning plays and musicals on Broadway.

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