On this day: May 21

POSTED: 08:42 PM PDT May 20, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT May 20, 2016 

The American Red Cross is established, Charles Lindbergh and Amelia Earhart complete their historic trans-Atlantic flights, Bogey and Bacall get hitched, and Susan Lucci finally strikes Emmy gold, all on this day.

OTD May 21 - Mr T
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1952: Mr. T, best known for his roles as B. A. Baracus in the 1980s television series "The A-Team" and as boxer Clubber Lang in the 1982 film "Rocky III," is born Laurence Tureaud in Chicago, Illinois. He is known for his trademark mohawk hairstyle, gold jewelry and tough-guy persona, as well as his catchphrase "I pity the fool."


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