On this day: March 24

Published: Mar 18 2014 06:45:18 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 24 2015 02:00:00 AM EDT

A newly discovered planet gets its name, Elvis is sworn into the Army, the Exxon Valdez runs aground in Alaska, and Halle Berry makes Oscar history, all on this day.

OTD March 24 - Robert Culp
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2010: Actor, director and screenwriter Robert Culp, best known for the TV series "Trackdown," "I Spy," "The Greatest American Hero" (pictured) and "Everybody Loves Raymond," dies of a heart attack at age 79 in Los Angeles, California.

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