Rome burns, a famous gunslinger kills for the first time, Marilyn Monroe passes a big test, and The King's first single is released, all on this day.
2009: Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Frank McCourt, best known as the author of the memoir "Angela's Ashes," dies from melanoma at age 78 in New York City.
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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With Katie Holmes celebrating her 36th birthday on Thursday, join us for a look at what she and her fellow "Dawson's Creek" castmembers have been up to since the show went off the air.