On this day: March 20

Published On: Mar 15 2013 12:31:10 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 20 2014 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 - Hal Linden
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1931: Actor Hal Linden, best known as the titular character of the television sitcom "Barney Miller," is born in New York City. Linden, who began his career as a big band musician and singer in the 1950s, also found success on Broadway, appearing in the musical "Bells Are Ringing" and winning a Best Actor Tony Award in 1971 for his portrayal of Mayer Rothschild in the musical "The Rothschilds."

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