UNIVERSAL UCLICK ALMANAC
Today is the 42nd day of 2013 and the 53rd day of winter.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1945, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin concluded their conference in Yalta.
In 1990, anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela was released from prison in South Africa after 27 years.
In 2006, Vice President Dick Cheney accidentally shot and wounded a friend while hunting quail on a Texas ranch.
In 2011, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak ceded power in response to mass protests in Cairo's Tahrir Square, bringing nearly 30 years of rule to a close.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Thomas Edison (1847-1931), inventor; Leslie Nielsen (1926-2010), actor; Mary Quant (1934- ), fashion designer; Burt Reynolds (1936- ), actor; Sheryl Crow (1962- ), singer; Sarah Palin (1964- ), politician/TV personality; Jennifer Aniston (1969- ), actress; Kelly Rowland (1981- ), singer; Taylor Lautner (1992- ), actor.
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1990, Buster Douglas knocked out undisputed heavyweight champion and 42-1 betting favorite Mike Tyson in the 10th round of their match in Tokyo, completing one of the biggest upsets in boxing history.
TODAY'S FACT: Mary Quant is the fashion designer most often credited with originating hot pants and the miniskirt.
TODAY'S QUOTE: " Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time." -- Thomas Edison
TODAY'S NUMBER: 20.5 -- percentage of elderly men who held jobs in 2010, compared to 16.3 percent in 1990 and 68.3 percent in 1890.
TODAY'S MOON: Between new moon (Feb. 10) and first quarter moon (Feb. 17).