On this day: March 7

Posted: 1:20 PM EST Mar 04, 2013   Updated: 2:00 AM EST Mar 07, 2015

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, Louisiana.

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