. March 24 is the 83rd day of the year. There are 282 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday (58 in 400 years each) than on Sunday or Monday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Wednesday or Friday (56).
+ 1958 – Rock 'n' roll teen idol Elvis Presley is drafted in the U.S. Army.
+ 1965 – Images from the Ranger 9 lunar probe are broadcast live on network television.
+ 1998 – Mitchell Johnson and Andrew Golden, aged 11 and 13 respectively, fire upon teachers and students at Westside Middle School in Jonesboro, Arkansas; five people are killed and ten are wounded.
( Births )
+ 1909 – Clyde Barrow, American criminal (d. 1934)
+ 1930 – Steve McQueen, American actor and producer (d. 1980)
+ 1951 – Tommy Hilfiger, American fashion designer, founded the Tommy Hilfiger Corporation
+ 1953 – Louie Anderson, American actor and comedian
+ 1965 – The Undertaker, American wrestler and actor
+ 1973 – Jim Parsons, American actor
+ 1976 – Peyton Manning, American football player and entrepreneur