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On This Day Weekend February 28, March 1, 2

On This Day in history:

FRIDAY:

1931: Actor Gavin Macleod, Captain on the Love Boat, is born.

1979- Mr. Ed, the talking horse from the TV show "Mr. Ed" passed away.

1983- "M*A*S*H" became the  most watched television program in history when the final episode aired.

SATURDAY:

1803- Ohio becomes the 17th US state.

1867- Nebraska becomes the 37th US state.

1879- The library of Hawaii was established.

1961- The Peace Corps is established by US President Kennedy.

1969- Mickey Mantle announces his retirement from baseball.

SUNDAY:

1933- The motion picture "King Kong" has its world premiere in New York.

1950- The singer Karen Carpenter, of the group The Carpenters, is born.

1962- Jon Bon Jovi is born.

1964- "Twist and Shout" by the Beatles is released in the US.

2011- Steve Jobs unveils the Apple iPad 2.


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