UNIVERSAL UCLICK ALMANAC
Today is the 81st day of 2013 and the third day of spring.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1882, the U.S. Congress passed an act that made polygamy a felony.
In 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Beer and Wine Revenue Act, which modified the Volstead Act enforcement of alcohol prohibition and levied a tax on alcohol.
In 1945, the Arab League charter was adopted in Cairo.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Louis L'Amour (1908-1988), author; Marcel Marceau (1923-2007), mime artist; Stephen Sondheim (1930- ), composer; William Shatner (1931- ), actor; James Patterson (1947- ), writer; Wolf Blitzer (1948- ), journalist; Andrew Lloyd Webber (1948- ), composer; Bob Costas (1952- ), sportscaster; Reese Witherspoon (1976- ), actress.
TODAY'S FACT: Professional mime Marcel Marceau had the only speaking role in Mel Brooks' "Silent Movie."
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1894, the Montreal AAA beat the Ottawa Generals 3-1 in the first Stanley Cup championship hockey game.
TODAY'S QUOTE: " Few of us ever live in the present. We are forever anticipating what is to come or remembering what has gone." -- Louis L'Amour
TODAY'S NUMBER: 196 -- average self-reported weight (in pounds) of American men in a 2012 Gallup poll, up from 180 in 1991. The average self-reported weight among women was 156; it was 142 in 1991.
TODAY'S MOON: Between first quarter moon (March 19) and full moon (March 27).