On this day: March 29

Published On: Mar 26 2013 11:37:13 AM CDT   Updated On: Mar 29 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

Coca-Cola is brewed for the first time, Elvis Presley begins boot camp, the last U.S. soldiers leave Vietnam, Henry Fonda wins his first and only Oscar, and the Tennessee Lady Vols complete an unbeaten season, all on this day.

OTD March 29 - Eric Idle
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1943: Actor, writer and composer Eric Idle, best known as a member of the Monty Python comedy team (seen here third from right), is born in South Shields, Tyne and Wear, England. Idle is also known as a member of the Beatles parody band The Rutles and as the author of the Broadway musical "Spamalot."

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