UNIVERSAL UCLICK ALMANAC
Today is the 136th day of 2013 and the 58th day of spring.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1868, President Andrew Johnson was acquitted in his impeachment trial by one Senate vote.
In 1929, the first Academy Awards were presented.
In 1966, the Beach Boys and Bob Dylan released their respective seminal records, "Pet Sounds" and "Blonde on Blonde."
In 1997, President Mobutu Sese Seko relinquished power after 32 years of dictatorial rule in Zaire.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Henry Fonda (1905-1982), actor; Studs Terkel (1912-2008), author/journalist; Liberace (1919-1987), pianist; Billy Martin (1928-1989), baseball player/manager; Danny Trejo (1944- ), actor; Pierce Brosnan (1953- ), actor; Mare Winningham (1959- ), actress; Janet Jackson (1966- ), singer; David Boreanaz (1969- ), actor; Megan Fox (1986- ), actress.
TODAY'S FACT: Bob Dylan's "Blonde on Blonde" was the first rock double-album, and only the second studio-recorded double-album.
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1980, rookie point guard Earvin "Magic" Johnson, filling in for injured center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, scored 42 points in the Los Angeles Lakers' NBA Championship win.
TODAY'S QUOTE: "I've always felt ... there's a deep decency in the American people and a native intelligence -- providing they have the facts, providing they have the information." -- Studs Terkel
TODAY'S NUMBER: 40.3 million -- viewers who tuned in to watch the Academy Awards in February 2013.
TODAY'S MOON: Between new moon (May 9) and first quarter moon (May 17).