On this day: March 7

Published: Mar 04 2013 01:20:52 PM EST   Updated On: Mar 07 2014 02:00:00 AM EST

The board game Monopoly is born, Glamour begins publishing, a civil rights march in Selma, Ala., ends in violence, and Kathryn Bigelow makes Oscar history, all on this day.

OTD March 7 - Claude King
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2013: Country music singer-songwriter Claude King, best known for his 1962 hit song "Wolverton Mountain," dies at age 90 in Shreveport, La.

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