Today is the 136th day of 2015 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 1943, the Warsaw Ghetto uprising officially ended as German forces destroyed the Great Synagogue of Warsaw.
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), singer/pianist; Billy Martin (1928-1989), baseball player/manager; Danny Trejo (1944- ), actor; Pierce Brosnan (1953- ), actor; Olga Korbut (1955- ), gymnast; Mare Winningham (1959- ), actress; Janet Jackson (1966- ), singer-songwriter; 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: "Most of us have jobs that are too small for our spirits." -- Studs Terkel
TODAY'S NUMBER: 36.6 million -- viewers who watched the Academy Awards in February 2015, according to Nielsen ratings.
TODAY'S MOON: Between last quarter moon (May 11) and new moon (May 17).