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This day in history

Tuesday, April 9, is the 99th day of 2013. There are 266 days left in the year.

Today’s birthdays: Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner is 87. Naturalist Jim Fowler is 81. Actress Michael Learned is 74. Actor Dennis Quaid is 59. Humorist Jimmy Tingle is 58. Actress-model Paulina Porizkova is 48. Actress Cynthia Nixon is 47. Actress Leighton Meester is 27. Actress Kristen Stewart is 23. Actress Elle Fanning is 15.

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