Nightly News   |  January 17, 2012

Happy birthday to Muhammad Ali and Betty White

Former boxing champ Muhammad Ali turned 70 today and beloved actress Betty White turned 90. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>> two american icons are celebrating big round-number birthdays today. how about that couple? both are beloved by millions of americans. for starters, the champ turned 70 today. we got a glimpse of muhammad ali on saturday surrounded by his family. preparation for his big day . and perhaps you saw the tribute in prime time last night on nbc. a tribute to betty white who turned 90 today and could still put most of us to shame. happy birthday to both of the greatest.