On this day: March 21

POSTED: 2:38 PM Mar 18 2013   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Mar 21 2016

Alcatraz prison closes, Martin Luther King Jr. marches toward Montgomery, the U.S. decides to boycott Moscow's Olympics, and Spielberg nabs his first Oscar, all on this day.

OTD March 21 - James Rebhorn
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2014: Actor James Rebhorn dies of melanoma at age 65 in South Orange, New Jersey. At the time of his death, he had recurring roles in the TV series "Homeland" and "White Collar." He was also known for his supporting roles in movies such as "Independence Day," "Scent of a Woman," "My Cousin Vinny," "The Talented Mr. Ripley," "Carlito's Way" and "Real Steel."

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