Born March 20

Fred Rogers hated television when he first saw it. That's why he devoted his life to working in the new medium, finding a way to turn TV into a means to educate and nurture audiences, particularly children. We remember Rogers' life today as well as the lives of other notable people who were born this day in history.
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Born March 18

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Wilson Pickett

Wilson Pickett was one of the key architects of soul music, laying the groundwork for the developing genre with high-energy hits including "Mustang Sally," "Lan

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Born March 15

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Lightnin Hopkins  (Photo by David Redfern/Redferns)

Lightnin' Hopkins was one of the great blues guitarists of the 20th century, named by Rolling Stone to the magazine's list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all

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Born March 14

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Kirby Puckett (Getty/Focus on Sport)

Baseball Hall of Famer Kirby Puckett was a superstar for the Minnesota Twins, setting and holding the team's records for career hits, runs, doubles, and total b

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Born March 6

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Ed McMahon  (Photo by Ron Tom/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

Ed McMahon may have been the world's most famous sidekick, laughing along with Johnny Carson on "The Tonight Show" for 30 years

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Born February 22

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Steve Irwin (Photo by Australia Zoo via Getty Images)

Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin brought the world's wildlife to audiences around the globe through his television series, documentaries and numerous TV appearanc

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Born March 5

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Andy Gibb

Andy Gibb made a name for himself as a pop star, no mean feat considering that his brothers, the Bee Gees, were already busy making the Gibb name famous

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Born February 27

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Elizabeth Taylor (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images)

Screen legend Elizabeth Taylor once said, "Everything makes me nervous – except making films," and making films was something at which she excelled

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Born March 7

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Tammi Faye  (Photo by J. Emilio Flores/Getty Images)

Tammy Faye Messner was known better when she was Tammy Faye Bakker, but you could also just call her "Tammy Faye" and most people who were around in the '80s wo

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Born March 1

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Joan Hackett

Joan Hackett won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for her performance in 1981's "Only When I Laugh." We remember Hackett's life today as well as the lives of other n

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Born February 17

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Gene Pitney  (Photo by David Redfern/Redferns)

Gene Pitney had the misfortune of being an American rock 'n' roller during the British Invasion … but his strength as a singer and songwriter kept him at the to