On this day: March 28

POSTED: 04:17 PM PDT Mar 25, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Mar 27, 2014 

Vikings sack Paris, the Hollywood Walk of Fame gets its first star, President Eisenhower dies, and Three Mile Island melts down, all on this day.

OTD March 28 - Peter Ustinov
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2004: British actor Peter Ustinov, best known for movies such as "Quo Vadis," "Spartacus," "Billy Budd," "Topkapi" and "Death on the Nile," dies of heart failure at the age of 82 in Genolier, Vaud, Switzerland. Ustinov, seen here in 1986, was also a renowned filmmaker, theater and opera director, stage designer, author, screenwriter, comedian, humorist, newspaper and magazine columnist, radio broadcaster, and television presenter, winning Oscars, Emmys, Golden Globes, BAFTA Awards and a Grammy during his career.

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