On this day: March 20

Published On: Mar 15 2013 12:31:10 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 20 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

Napoleon returns to Paris, "Uncle Tom's Cabin" is published, the Republican Party is born, John and Yoko get hitched, and Janis Joplin hits No. 1 posthumously, all on this day.

OTD March 20 - Kathy Ireland
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1963: Model and actress Kathy Ireland, who rose to fame in the 1980s and 1990s as a swimsuit model who appeared in 13 consecutive Sports Illustrated swimsuit issues, is born in Glendale, California. Ireland has also appeared in movies such as "Mr. Destiny," "Necessary Roughness" and "National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1." Since 1993, she has also served as CEO and chief designer of her brand product marketing firm, kathy ireland Worldwide, whose product line includes furniture, lighting, flooring, windows, jewelry, bridal gowns and more.

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