P.T. Barnum and Henry Ford die, baseball's first save is recorded, John Wayne wins his first and only Oscar, and Bob Dylan wins a Pulitzer Prize, all on this day.
2012: "60 Minutes" journalist Mike Wallace dies at age 93 in New Canaan, Conn. He was one of the original correspondents for the show, which debuted in 1968, and retired as a regular full-time correspondent in 2006.
The following five celebrity urban legends will likely live on long into the future, despite the fact that none of them is remotely true.
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The singers Sting and Tiffany, who both celebrate birthdays on Thursday, are just two of many celebrities who go by one name. In honor of the singers' birthdays, take a look at other stars who are too big for a last name.