1991 U.S. Military Force in the Gulf Authorized
After talks failed to reach a resolution, Congress authorized the use of military force to liberate Kuwait from Iraq.
1995 Malcom X's Daughter Arrested
Malcom X's daughter, Qubilah Shabazz, was accused of plotting to murder Louis Farrakhan. Shabazz believed that Farrakhan was responsible for her father's assassination, and sought to hire someone to kill him.
2010 Earthquake in Haiti
On Jan. 12, the first reports of massive damage from a 7.0 earthquake near Port au Prince, Haiti, began to come in.
A "Nightline " report from the day after the quake, Jan. 13, 2010, showed the rescue efforts and desperate need for aid in Haiti. Many homes completely collapsed, and fire further damaged the wreckage. Over 300,000 people died, and almost 900,000 were left homeless after the earthquake.
1951 Kirstie Alley
1951 Rush Limbaugh
1958 Christiane Amanpour
1960 Oliver Platt
1965 Rob Zombie
1968 Heather Mills
1969 Margaret Nagle
1970 Zack de la Rocha
1974 Mel C
1988 Andrew Lawrence
1987 Naya Rivera
1998 Nathan Gamble
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