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 - Jack Paar
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1962: Jack Paar makes his final appearance as host of "The Tonight Show." He would eventually be succeeded by Johnny Carson, who made his "Tonight Show" debut on Oct. 1, 1962, with temporary hosts, including Groucho Marx, Merv Griffin, Bill Cullen, Jerry Lewis and Mort Sahl, filling in between Paar and Carson.

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