Today in History

Today is Friday, March 21, the 80th day of 2014. There are 285 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:

On March 21, 1685, composer Johann Sebastian Bach was born in Eisenach, Germany.

Today’s Birthdays: Violinist-conductor Joseph Silverstein is 82. Actress Kathleen Widdoes is 75. Actress Marie-Christine Barrault is 70. Singer-musician Rose Stone (Sly and the Family Stone) is 69. Actor Timothy Dalton is 68. Singer Eddie Money is 65. Rock singer-musician Roger Hodgson (Supertramp) is 64. Rock musician Conrad Lozano (Los Lobos) is 63. Rhythm-and-blues singer Russell Thompkins Jr. (The Stylistics) is 63. Comedy writer-performer Brad Hall is 56. Actress Sabrina LeBeauf is 56. Actor Gary Oldman is 56. Actor Matthew Broderick is 52. Comedian-talk show host Rosie O’Donnell is 52. Rock musician Jonas “Joker” Berggren (Ace of Base) is 47. Rock MC Maxim (Prodigy) is 47. Rock musician Andrew Copeland (Sister Hazel) is 46. Hip-hop DJ Premier (Gang Starr) is 45. Actress Laura Allen is 40. Rapper-TV personality Kevin Federline is 36.