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 - Harvey Weinstein
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1952: Film producer Harvey Weinstein, best known as co-founder of Miramax Films, is born in Flushing, N.Y. He and his brother Bob have been co-chairmen of The Weinstein Company, their film production company, since 2005. He won an Academy Award for producing the movie "Shakespeare in Love," and garnered seven Tony Awards for producing a variety of winning plays and musicals on Broadway.

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