1932 - Born on February 27th in London, England. A British-American actress.
1942 - Elizabeth Taylor sang a duet with "Little Rascal" Alfalfa in "There's One Born Every Minute". It was her first scene in her first film, a small role at age 10.
1943 - That performance earned her a supporting role opposite young Roddy McDowall in the original "Lassie Come Home".
1944 - She wanted the lead in "National Velvet" so much she reportedly had two teeth pulled to accommodate the braces the role required. She landed the part, and she has been the quintessential movie star ever since.
1950 - Married Nicholas Conrad Hilton Jr., a hotel magnate. They got divorced the next year.
1952 - Married her second husband, Michael Wilding, an actor. They were married for four years and got divorced.
1957 - She married the producer, Michael Todd, and got divorced the next year.
1959 - Married the actor-singer, Eddie Fisher, that lasted for five years.
1960 - Liz won her first Oscar for playing a hooker in "Butterfield 8", a movie she has said she despised.
1963 - "Cleopatra" won her Richard Burton -- they married and co-starred in eight movies and a TV mini-series "Divorce His, Divorce Hers" before divorcing, remarrying, and divorcing again. Most of the Taylor/Burton movies were duds, but "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" won her another Oscar.
1964 - Married her sixth husband, Richard Burton, an actor. They had an on-off relationship and got married and divorced twice.
1976 - Married her seventh husband, John Warner, an American senator that lasted for six years.
1991 - She married the teamster, Larry Fortensky, that lasted for five years.
1993 - She was seen dating with a Mexican attorney, Victor Luna.
- She received the American Film Institute Life Achievement Award.
1994 - She spoke Maggie's only word on "The Simpsons", and played Fred's mother-in-law in "The Flintstones".
- She undergone a hip replacement surgery on March 23rd.
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