On this day: March 5

Posted: 1:05 PM EST Mar 01, 2013   Updated: 2:00 AM EST Mar 05, 2016

The Boston Massacre riles up American colonists, Che strikes a famous pose, Elvis is discharged, a plane crash kills Patsy Cline, and John Belushi overdoses, all on this day.

OTD March 5 - Albert Maysles
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2015: Albert Maysles, who with his brother David formed the documentary filmmaking team known for films such as "Gimme Shelter," "Salesman" and "Grey Gardens," dies of pancreatic cancer at the age of 88 in New York City.

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