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.
1955: Actor Bruce Willis, best known for the "Die Hard" movie franchise and other movies such as "Pulp Fiction," "The Fifth Element," "Armageddon" and "The Sixth Sense," is born in Idar-Oberstein, West Germany.
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