In 1987 this song became the official national march of the United States.
- Stars and Stripes Forever
- The Liberty Bell March
- The Rolling Thunder March
- The Semper Fidelis March
Today in History: Born on August 5
Guy de Maupassant, short story writer and author of "The Necklace."
Mary Ritter Beard, American historian and writer.
John Houston, film director of such movies as The Treasure of the Sierra Madre and The Maltese Falcon.
Miriam Rothschild, English scientist and writer.
Richard G. Kleindienst, one of the key officials who helped elect Richard Nixon to the presidency in 1969.
Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon.
Ami Foster, television actress (Punky Brewster); nominated eight times for Young Actress Award.