On this day: March 19

POSTED: 11:49 AM PDT Mar 14, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Mar 18, 2014 

The Tuskegee Airmen are activated, Elvis buys Graceland, Bob Dylan releases his debut album, Texas Western makes college basketball history, and the invasion of Iraq begins, all on this day.

OTD March 19 - Paul Scofield
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2008: English actor Paul Scofield, best known for his Academy Award-winning performance as Sir Thomas More in the 1966 film "A Man for All Seasons," dies of leukemia at the age of 86 in Sussex, England.

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