Reese Witherspoon is nominated for Best Actress for her role in "Wild." Take a look back at her career.
Witherspoon began modeling and appearing in TV commercials at the age of 7, but she made her acting debut in 1991's "The Man in the Moon," playing a 14-year-old tomboy in the Southern drama.
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English settlers make their first landing in North America, John Wilkes Booth is shot and killed, an explosion rocks the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, and Lucille Ball dies, all on this day.
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