On this day: March 29

Posted: 12:37 PM EDT Mar 26, 2013   Updated: 2:00 AM EDT Mar 29, 2016

Coca-Cola is brewed for the first time, Elvis Presley begins boot camp, the last U.S. soldiers leave Vietnam, Henry Fonda wins his first and only Oscar, and the Tennessee Lady Vols complete an unbeaten season, all on this day.

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2014: The first same-sex marriages in England and Wales are performed. Gay couples had been able to enter civil partnerships since 2005, but a July 2013 change in the law allowed them to marry. A number of couples arranged for their wedding ceremonies to take place shortly after midnight to become some of the first to take advantage of the new law.

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