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 - William Hurt
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1950: Actor William Hurt, who won an Academy Award for Best Actor for 1985's "Kiss of the Spider Woman," is born in Washington, D.C. He's also earned Oscar nominations for his roles in "Children of a Lesser God," "Broadcast News" and "A History of Violence," and is also known for movies such as "Body Heat," "The Big Chill" and "The Accidental Tourist."

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