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2nd: A Look Back At The Oscars
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 22: Actress Kate Winslet and actress Meryl Streep attends the 2009 Vanity Fair Oscar party hosted by Graydon Carter at the Sunset Tower Hotel on February 22, 2009 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/VF/WireImage for Vanity Fair)
5th: One Year Since Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Death
HAVANA, CUBA - FEBRUARY 3: Cuban President Fidel Castro (R) smiles with President of Venezuela Hugo Chavez during the opening ceremony of the 15th annual international Cuban book fair in Havana, Cuba February 3, 2006.
6th: 50 Years Since Elijah Muhammad Gives Cassius Clay The Name Muhammad Ali
MIAMI - March 1964: Black Muslim leader Malcolm X (2R), teasingly leaning on shoulder of tux-clad Cassius Clay (now Muhammad Ali) (L), who is sitting smugly at soda fountain counter, surrounded by jubilant fans after he beat Sonny Liston for the heavyweight championship of the world.
11th: 10 Years Since The Madrid Train Bombings
Madrid, SPAIN: (FILES) Photo taken 11 March 2004 of Rescue workers and policemen working at the scene of a bombing of a commuter train at Atocha station in Madrid. The trial begins 15 February 2007 of 29 mostly Moroccan suspects for the Madrid train bomb attacks in March 2004, which killed 191 people and injured 1,824 in the worst terror strike Spain has ever known. AFP PHOTO/JOHANNES SIMON
15th: 50 Years Since Elizabeth Taylor And Richard Burton First Married
15th March 1964: Actress Elizabeth Taylor marries her fifth husband Richard Burton (1925-1984) in Montreal. (Photo by Express/Express/Getty Images)
17th: Pattie Boyd Turns 70
George Harrison (1943 - 2001) of the Beatles with his wife, model Patti Boyd at London Airport, on their way to the Cannes film festival, 16th May 1968.
30th: 40 Years Since The Ramones Play Their First Concert: A Look Back
RAMONE and Dee Dee RAMONE and Tommy RAMONE; L-R: Johnny Ramone, Joey Ramone, Dee Dee Ramone, Tommy Ramone posed, group shot, sitting on pool table
31st: 125 Years Since The Inauguration Of The Eiffel Tower
Adolf Hitler in Paris, France, June 1940, the Eiffel tower in the background. Paris was occupied by German forces on 13 June 1940.
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