March 13, 2017 ON THIS DAY

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March 13, 2017 ON THIS DAY


Byline: Compiled by ETAN SMALLMAN and ADAM JACOT DE BOINOD

FROM THE DAILY MAIL ARCHIVE

MARCH 13, 1961 TORY backbenchers will make a bid to get young criminals caned or birched. They want caning for boys up to 17 and birching up to 21, as alternatives to detention. They are placing emphasis on caning for younger offenders and the tougher punishment for only the worst cases.

MARCH 13, 1962 MISS Fat And Beautiful will be crowned tomorrow. Seven women (hip measurements between 42in and 50in) will line up to be named the nation's most glamorous Fatty in a Battle of the Bulge at a restaurant in London's Kensington. Competition founder Betty Rodway said: 'Men prefer to take out Skinnie Lizzies, but marry fat women.'

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

NEIL SEDAKA, 78. The singer-songwriter (right), famous for hits including Oh! Carol, Stairway To Heaven and Calendar Girl, has written for everyone from Elvis to the Monkees. In 1975, his ballad version of the 1962 song Breaking Up Is Hard To Do became the first song recorded twice by the same artist to hit number one.

CANDI STATON, 77. The Young Hearts Run Free and You Got The Love singer started performing professionally aged 12. She says she would like to rewind the clock to when she was 18: 'My life took a horrible turn. I had a baby out of wedlock and married the wrong guy. I'd take my own advice and be a young heart running free.'

BORN ON THIS DAY

LAFAYETTE RONALD HUBBARD (1911-1986). The U.S. founder of Scientology -- whose followers include John Travolta and Tom Cruise -- started out as a sci-fi writer. …

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