Today in History: March 5

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Sister Mary Thomas, left, and Sister Philomena get set to make their rounds at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Granite City, Illinois on battery-powered motor scooters, March 5, 1965. With a top speed of five miles per hour, hospital workers say the scooters save much time in going down the long corridors. Nurses and doctors must take a driving course and observe strict safety rules. (AP Photo)

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With no work in the last 49 days, Japanese field workers imported to work California farms, watch Yuji Miyamoto, left, and Kenchi Iwauka play a Japanese version of chess, March 5, 1965 in Salinas. Some 1,100 Japanese and Filipino workers were called from the fields on January 15 when Secretary of Labor Willard Wirtz directed that no aliens could be employed if domestic labor was available. (AP Photo)

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Muhammad Ali inspects bronze statue presented to him in New York, March 5, 1964 by a young Dutch sculptor who said the figure was Ali depicted in a victory leap showing his confidence and poetic motion. "It ain?t me," the new heavyweight boxing champion replied. "It?s too ugly to be me, it looks more like Sonny Liston." After close scrutiny Clay conceded the statue looked like him. "It's got its mouth open, hasn't it?" (AP Photo/Dave Pickoff)

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Irving Berlin is joined by Ginger Rogers, Rosalind Russell, Dinah Shore and Yvette Mimieux, left to right, as the 75-year-old composer plays his well known "Always," in Hollywood, March 5, 1963. The occasion was the big night for Berlin, staged by the Screen Producers Guild. (AP Photo/David F. Smith)

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Milwaukee Braves outfielder Hank Aaron (44) is shown is West Palm Beach, Fla., March 5, 1963. (AP Photo/Ray Howard)

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Four Long Island sailors who spent two weeks in an underground nuclear fallout shelter at nearby Bethesda, Md., get together over soft drinks at an enlisted men’s in Washington March 5, 1962. From left are Henry Schatz of Middle Village, Leonard Enlund of Elmont, John Stasky of Ozone Park and Kevin Kreese of Flushing. /William J. Smith)

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A hospital technician, Samuel Saporito, draws blood from the arm of Eugene D. Haynes, 36, an Atomic Energy Commission security guard, to check a possible decrease in his white cell count in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 5, 1955. Haynes went by error into a dangerous area of the AEC’s atomic proving ground and sustained the heaviest radiation ever received by any employee. (AP Photo)

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The blackboard supplies background for a scene in which Shirley Temple, as Katrina, is wooed by Jules Munshin, as Ichabod Crane, in a rehearsal for an hour long live TV colorcast. The show is "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" in the NBC-TV "Shirley Temple's Storybook" series on Wednesday, March 5, 1958. (AP Photo)

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President Dwight D. Eisenhower smiles as he poses with Ralph E. Samuel, chairman of the American Jewish Tercentenary, who presented him with a larger medal during a White House ceremony in Washington, March 5, 1954. The medal Samuel holds is a silver memento struck 50 years ago on the 250th anniversary of Jewish settlement in the United States. (AP Photo/Charles Gorry)

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The Statue of Liberty, towers above rubbish and junk on Bedloe's Island in New York Harbor on March 5, 1948. Congressmen have asked a House Appropriations committee for $1,000,000 for slum clearance on the island. This picture was made on the west end of the island on the New Jersey side. (AP Photo/John Lindsay)

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President Franklin D. Roosevelt as the chief executive took part in the ceremonies related to the completion of Norris Dam from the White House in Washington, March 5, 1936. March 5 marks the president's third year in the White House. (AP Photo)

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Martha Stewart leaves Manhattan Federal Court after guilty verdicts in her federal stock fraud trial in New York, Friday March 5, 2004. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

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Film director Steven Spielberg hugs his Director's Guild Award after winning for "Schindler's List," in Beverly Hills, Calif., March 5, 1994. (AP Photo/Rene Macura)

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Vice President Dick Cheney's physician Jonathan Reiner, director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory of the George Washington University Medical Center, talks to journalist at the hospital Monday, March 5, 2001, regarding the vice president's condition. Cheney, who has had four heart attacks, underwent an angioplasty Monday for a partially blocked artery after going to a hospital with chest pains. At left is Dr. Alan Wasserman. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

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President Clinton holds up a Dallas Cowboys jersey presented to him by Jimmy Johnson, left, and owner Jerry Jones, right, Friday, March 5, 1993, during a ceremony honoring the Super Bowl Champs in the East Room of the White House. Super Bowl most valuable player, quarterback, Troy Aikman, is second from right. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

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Dr. Denton Cooley during heart surgey, was assisted by Doctors Brono Messmer and Juan Daza on March 5, 1970 in Houston, Texas. Others looking on during the heart surgery in background are students and doctors from all over the world. Doctor in left foreground is a student. (AP Photo)

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Navy's David Robinson takes off the net after Navy beat George Mason 72-61 to win the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament in Fairfax, Virg., on March 5, 1986. (AP Photo/Tom Reed)

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Princess Nowedonah and Chief Red Fox of the Shinnecock Indian Tribe wait outside the State Court of appeals for a hearing in a dispute over a nine acre plot of land on long Island in Albany, New York March 5, 1959. The Indians claim white men have taken possession illegally. (AP Photo)

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Black Muslim leader Malcolm X poses during an interview in New York on March 5, 1964. (AP Photo/Eddie Adams)

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Grown-ups drilling at Mumintik in the Chiapas back-country, Mexico March 5, 1943. (AP Photo)

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If Joseph Stalin shown MArch 5, 1953, succumbs, this trio of Comintern founders will have passed into history. Leon Trotsky, center, and Nikolai Lenin, right, were leading figures with Stalin in the formation of the Third International in 1919 on the heels of the Red revolution on March 5, 1953. Trotsky fell out of favor in the late 1920?s and was assassinated in Mexico in 1940. Lenin died in Russia in 1924 and his body has been enshrined in a Moscow tomb. (AP Photo)

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A contingent of Cypriots, which landed in France, have now taken up their duties with the B.E.F. With their mules, they are engaged in carrying stores for various units. They are all recent recruits. A Cypriot muleteer and his mule in France on March 5, 1940. (AP Photo)

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Shahpur Mohammed Riza, Crown Prince of Iran, has now arrived in Cairo for his wedding to Princess Fawzia, sister of King Farouk of Egypt. He boarded the Egyptian Royal Yacht Mahroussa at Beirut, Syria, and with an Escort of Egyptian naval craft, left for Alexandria. Shahpur Mohammed Riza, Crown Prince of Iran, left, acknowledging the welcome of the crowd when he passed through Damascus, on his journey to Cairo on March 5, 1939. With the Crown Prince is the Syrian Minister of Finance and War. (AP Photo)

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The engagement was announced of Valerie Hobson, 21-year-old British film actress, and Anthony Havelock Allan, aged 33 years, Britain’s youngest film producer. The couple met when Miss Hobson starred in This man is news directed by Mr. Allan. Valerie Hobson and her fiancé Anthony Havelock Allan seated on a balustrade of the Pinewood Studios Club, in England on March 5, 1939. (AP Photo)

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Preview of ?pickup airmail? service in Coatesville, Pennsylvania on March 5, 1939. Victor Yesulaites, and Norman Rintoul, Bklyn. NY, pilot of the Stinson Relia plane which they are shown in front of with mail bag. (AP Photo)

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Alfonso Duke of Segovia, son of Infante Don Jaime, and grandson of Ex-King of Alfonso of Spain, in Rome, Italy, on March 5, 1937. (AP Photo)

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King Farouk, the young King of Egypt, and the Queen-mother seen in a sledge on arrival at St. Moritz on March 5, 1937. On left is Sakhry Pasha who is accompanying the King and his mother on their journey to England. AP Photo)

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Ever since the kidnapping of Charles A. Lindbergh, Jr. the 500 children in the St. Michael’s Catholic orphanage at Hopewell, N.J., on March 5, 1932. This orphanage is within a few miles of the scene of the crime. The children have prayed daily for the swift and safe return of the Lindbergh baby. Photo shows the orphanage children praying in the chapel for the safe return of the Lindbergh baby. The Lindbergh baby was kidnapped on March 1, 1932. (AP Photo)

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Bette Davis and Victor McLaglen are shown after winning their Oscars at the 1935 Academy Awards banquet held at the Biltmore Bowl, Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles, Ca., on March 5, 1936. Davis was named best actress for her role in "Dangerous," and McLaglen won best actor for his performance in "The Informer." (AP Photo)

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Winston Churchill, former Prime Minister of England, speaks at Westminster College, Fulton, MO., on March 5, 1946. This was the famous ?iron curtain? speech. (AP Photo)

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This is a general view of the grand stand during the inauguration of Rutherford B. Hayes, March 5, 1877 in Washington. (AP Photo)

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Pall bearers carry the casket of playwright Tennessee Williams from the St. Louis Cathedral after his funeral, March 5, 1983. About 1,200 mourners attended the service. (AP Photo/James A. Finley)

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The Space Shuttle Challenger is shown being removed from the launch pad and taken back to the vehicle assembly building at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, March 5, 1985. The 51E mission of the Challenger was to be launched on March 7, but has been canceled. The Canadian satellite will be put on Discovery, which will be the next space shuttle to be launched. (AP Photo/Mike Brown)

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A French soldier's right arm gives mute testimony as to why an inspector-general doctor in the French war zone takes a left handshake, congratulating the poilu on his recently-won decorations on March 5, 1940. The soldier was one of a volunteer party that ventured into No Man's Land to cut wires and lay mines or explode enemy mines. (AP Photo)

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Actress Audrey Hepburn is seen outside a Givenchy boutique on March 5, 1968. (AP Photo/Spartaco Bodini)

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China’s efforts to secure the year 2000 Olympics for Beijing have gone as far as mounting Olympic flags directly in front of the portrait of Mao Tse-tong, the country’s late revolutionary leader, on Tiananmen Gate on Friday, March 5, 1993 in Beijing. The site is normally reserved for the national flags of visiting heads of state, but China has gone all out to impress the International Olympic Committee inspection team which arrives in Beijing Saturday. (AP Photo/Greg Baker)

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Recording star Stevie Wonder, left, and Quincy Jones participate in a coast-to-coast recording session, linked to a studio in New York, to record an anti-drug song, Wednesday, March 5, 1987 in Los Angeles. New technology incorporating fiber optic, satellite and digital transmission links enabled input from studios in both cities. The demonstration project was the recording of ?Stop, Don?t Pass Go,? an anti-crack rock cocaine song. (AP Photo/Sunny Bak)

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The Rev. Al Sharpton arrives in Brooklyn Criminal Court, Friday, March 5, 1993 where he was ordered to begin serving a 45-day jail term after he had exhausted his appeals of a conviction for leading an obstructive demonstration more than five years ago. Sharpton said he will use his jail time for meditation, fasting, and political planning and would come out ?lean and mean to beat Moynihan next year.? (AP Photo/Kevin Larkin)

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Yoko Ono, widow of former Beatles John Lennon, performs in Warsaw, Poland in evening on Tuesday, March 5, 1986 as part of her European tour. (AP Photo)

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Winnie Mandela, wife of jailed ANC Leader Nelson Mandela, raises her fist during the funeral for 17 blacks who were buried, after being killed during fierce rioting on Wednesday, March 5, 1986 in South Africa Johannesburg's Alexandra black township(AP Photo) "South Africa out"

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Patrick Ewing, Georgetown basketball star, smiles in Washington, March 5, 1984. (AP Photo/Bill Auth)

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Actress Jane Fonda is shown, March 5, 1984. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

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Rep. Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.), addresses a rally on the U.S. Capitol steps in Washington, March 5, 1984, supporting a Constitutional amendment which would permit voluntary prayer in public schools. Gingrich is leading a House session with a series of speeches backing the prayer proposal, although the measure in not before the house. (AP Photo/John Duricka)

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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Edward M. Kennedy addresses supporters March 5, 1980 in Boston headquarters, after winning the Democratic Massachusetts presidential primary. Kennedy said the important signal from Massachusetts was "the kind of lift this gives the campaign and the issues we're concerned about." He said inflation was chief among them. (AP Photo)

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President Jimmy Carter chats with reporters just prior to start of his two-hour radio talk show from the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, March 5, 1977. He fielded calls from people across the nation. (AP Photo/Charles Tasnadi)

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Comedy actor John Belushi, 33, died on March 5, 1982 in Los Angeles, according to a public relations firm. Pictured in this undated photo portraying a Chicago newspaper reporter in his film "Continental Divide", Belushi was probably most well known for his part in the NBC comedy series "Saturday Night Live." (AP Photo)

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These are snakes in the bottles of Sake wine at a Tokyo restaurant, March 5, 1976. Hundreds of restaurants serve snakes claiming they’re nutritious and promote sexual vigor. Among the delicacies: imported cobra. (AP Photo)

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Republican presidential hopeful Ronald Reagan finds lots of hands to shake as he walks through the Clearwater shopping mall, as he began another weekend swing down the west coast of Florida, March 5, 1976. Reagan is running against President Ford in the upcoming Florida primary on March 9. (AP Photo)

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American Indian Movement leader Dennis Banks holds an envelope addressed to the Justice Department containing ashes of federal proposal for Indians to evacuate Wounded Knee, March 5, 1973 in Wounded Knee, SD. AIM leaders burned the document. Russell Means, center, and Carter Camp look on. (AP Photo)

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David Rockefeller, Chairman of the Chase Manhattan Bank, addresses more than 200 European businessmen attending the Chase Manhattan Bank?s international financial forum in Rome, March 5, 1971. He urged more liberal trade policies between Western and Communist Countries to replace the iron curtain with ?a plate-glass window?. (AP Photo/Foggia)

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The Anglo-French supersonic jet airline “Concorde” is pictured in an advanced stage of construction at the British Aircraft Corporation works at Filton, Bristol, England, United Kingdom, on March 5, 1968. The prototype Concorde, a sleek bullet of a plane, will do the London to New York trip in 3 hours 22 minutes and is due to fly this year on its maiden flight. (AP Photo/Sidney Smart)

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Elmer Branch, 19, under sentence of death for the non-fatal assault on an elderly white woman, was one of three condemned inmates in the country whose death sentences were reversed immediately by the Supreme Court decision, March 5, 1972, Huntsville, Texas. Branch is shown here in his cell on death row in the Ellis Unit of the Texas Department of Corrections. (AP Photo/Ed Kolenovsky)

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An old Vietnamese man carries a piece of lumber, enlarged out of proportion by a wide-angle lens, across a cleared area in the Cholon section of Saigon on March 5, 1968. The area was turned into rubble during fighting between government and Viet Cong forces, and was then cleared away almost immediately by Vietnamese engineer units. The government is now starting a program to compensate people dislocated by the fighting including allocation of money, cement, and roofing sheets. (AP Photo/Eddie Adams)

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Honeymoon, Viennese style; Dreamy-eyed Brazilian soccer star Pele and wife Rosemarie performing classical rite of tasting “Heuriger” (new vintage) wine at a Vienna tavern March 5, 1966. Heuriger singers in background. Couple arrived here yesterday. (AP Photo/Vienna)

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All 124 persons aboard this crashed BOAC 707 died in the impact when the jetliner hit Mount Fuji in Japan, March 5, 1966 after takeoff from Tokyo International Airport. (AP Photo)

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A French soldier's right arm gives mute testimony as to why an inspector-general doctor in the French war zone takes a left handshake, congratulating the poilu on his recently-won decorations on March 5, 1940. The soldier was one of a volunteer party that ventured into No Man's Land to cut wires and lay mines or explode enemy mines. (AP Photo)

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The Space Shuttle Challenger is shown being removed from the launch pad and taken back to the vehicle assembly building at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, March 5, 1985. The 51E mission of the Challenger was to be launched on March 7, but has been canceled. The Canadian satellite will be put on Discovery, which will be the next space shuttle to be launched. (AP Photo/Mike Brown)

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Actress Audrey Hepburn is seen outside a Givenchy boutique on March 5, 1968. (AP Photo/Spartaco Bodini)

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Martha Stewart leaves Manhattan Federal Court after guilty verdicts in her federal stock fraud trial in New York, Friday March 5, 2004. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

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Vice President Dick Cheney's physician Jonathan Reiner, director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory of the George Washington University Medical Center, talks to journalist at the hospital Monday, March 5, 2001, regarding the vice president's condition. Cheney, who has had four heart attacks, underwent an angioplasty Monday for a partially blocked artery after going to a hospital with chest pains. At left is Dr. Alan Wasserman. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

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