Today in History: March 9

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Duke's Johnny Dawkins carried by fans at the Greensboro Coliseum after the blue Devils defeated Georgi a tech to win the Acc tournament championship on March 9, 1986. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

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Former heavyweight champ George Foreman smiles as he talks to reporters following his win over Steve Zouski after the fight was stopped in the fourth round, March 9, 1987, in Sacramento. It is Foreman's first fight in ten years. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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Astronaut Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin talks with Soleil Moon Frye, who plays Punky Brewster on the NBC series, during break in taping of show, Feb. 19, 1986, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif. Aldrin makes a guest appearance on March 9 to talk to the young star about the death of the seven astronauts on the space shuttle Challenger. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

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Diana, the Princess of Wales chats with Alice Haynes, a patient at the Sue Ryder home, during a visit to the home in Cheltenham, England, March 9, 1984. The Princess spent an hour visiting the home, which cares for patients with cancer. (AP Photo/Peter Kemp)

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Tim Witherspoon raises his arms in victory after winning a 12-round decision over Greg Page in Las Vegas, March 9, 1984. The victory gave Witherspoon the WBC heavyweight boxing championship title vacated by Larry Holmes. (AP Photo/Lennox McLendon)

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Master of pantomime Marcel Marceau, left, mimes a song for entertainer Tony Bennett, right, at a party celebrating Marceau's opening at the Belasco Theater on Broadway, Wednesday, March 9, 1983 at the French Consulate in New York. (AP Photo/Nancy Kaye)

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Mud, left baking in the sun by receding water at Pardee Reservoir near Jackson, Calif., March 9, 1977, cracked into surrealistic patterns as the Northern California drought continues. The reservoir, approximately 103 feet below normal for this time of year, supplies the San Francisco East Bay municipal utility district with the much-needed water. (AP Photo/Walter Zeboski)

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Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Massachusetts appears before the Senate Finance Committee Wednesday, March 9, 1977 in Washington. He urged passage of the House approved version of President Carter's program to stimulate the economy. (AP Photo)

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Betty Ford, right, wife of President Gerald Ford, attempts to shake the hands extended to her as she attended a rally in Tampa Sunday, March 1, 1976 with her husband. Mrs. Ford had been in Florida since last Tuesday campaigning for the March 9 Florida election primary. (AP Photo)

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Tennis star Billie Jean King and her husband Larry look over the draw board at the Maureen Connolly Brinker International Championships in Dallas on March 9, 1972. Mrs. King, a victor in 19 tournaments in 1971, went suddenly sour earlier this year. She is all fired up and says this is a critical tournament. (AP Photo/Ferd Kaufman)

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Gov. Ronald Reagan, of the state of California as he spoke before a crowd at the Dade County Auditorium in Miami, Florida March 9, 1972, for a Richard M. Nixon Appreciation Day. Reagan led a group of stage star and political leaders in lauding the President. (AP Photo)

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Welsh pop singer Tom Jones smiles during a press conference in Paris, France, on March 9, 1971, before the first show in which he will perform in a Parisian cinema. (AP Photo)

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Mrs. John F. Kennedy holding bouquet of flowers, in her first official public appearance since the inauguration, snipped a ribbon on March 9, 1967, to open the National Capital Flower and Garden Show. The First Lady, wearing a pale pink coat & velvet beret and pale pink lipstick, opened the 11th annual flower show. Others in photos are unidentified. (AP Photo)

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Placard-carrying demonstrators parade behind police barricades outside the Manhattan, New York offices of the Federal Bureau of Investigation on March 9, 1965. The pickets, who totaled about 600 persons, demanded federal intervention in Selma, Alabama. (AP Photo/John Lent)

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Brazilian soccer star Pele and his wife Rosemarie landed at the airport in Munich March 9, 1966, coming from Rome, where Pope Paul VI gave a audience to them. The couple will spend further day’s of honeymoon here and other parts of Germany. (AP Photo/FRI)

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State troopers block the way as voter protest marchers approach, on a highway, March 9, 1965, Selma, Alabama. The marchers, numbering about 2,000, turned back after a federal judge banned it. (AP Photo)

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African American demonstrators and robed Klansmen picket together on a downtown Atlanta street, March 9, 1964. Racial issues shifted from the streets to the court’s and to the economic arena following street corner clashes. (AP Photo)

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Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., shown as he urged a joint session of the Mass. legislature to cooperate with five other New England states in solution of their common problems, March 9, 1965, Boston, Mass. We should defend our interests and enhance them with the strength of six states instead of one. It was the senators first appearance in state since he left a Boston hospital last December after treatment for a broken back received in a plane crash. (AP Photo/Bill Chaplis)

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A group of Sioux Indians staking their claim to Alcatraz Island, site of the now empty federal prison in San Francisco March 9, 1964. The Native Americans came complete with an attorney, Elliott Leighton of San Francisco, who said they were basing their claims under an 1868 treaty granting the Sioux the right to claim federal land “not used for a specific purpose.” James F. Smith, one of the five-man caretaker staff, said the Native Americans left after being persuaded that the federal government had not yet legally abandoned the island. (AP Photo)

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U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara, center, stands beside South Vietnamese Premier Maj. Gen. Nguyen Khanh, left, as later pats helmeted Vietnamese infantryman on shoulder at Hoa Hao on March 9, 1964 in Vietnam. McNamara and Khanh made a hedgehopping tour of South Vietnam's communist infested Mekong River Delta. McNamara told crowds along the way that U.S. pledges full support for Khanh. (AP Photo)

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The entire Grand Ole Opry company crowds onstage on March 9, 1963 as Opry Manager Ott Devine (at podium) delivers a message honoring five members killed in accidents last week. It was the same old rollicking show, but onlookers backstage saw through the facade. During Minnie Pearl’s (at Devine’s left) performance night, she raced offstage at the end of her act with a typical roar of laughter, then burst into tears in the wings. (AP Photo/Brian Calvert)

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Wasting no time, Martin Segal reads a treatise on pure mathematics as he marches on the picket line outside the Atomic Energy Commission office in New York on March 9, 1962, during one of the demonstration against nuclear testing. Segal, 26-year-old Ph.D. candidate at New York University, is a veteran peace demonstrator with a penchant for lecturing judges. (AP Photo/Robert Kradin)

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German movie actress Elke Sommer holds three of the five lion cubs on March 9, 1962 in Munich which were born in Munich?s crone circus five week ago. (AP Photo/Sanden SR)

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Men and equipment at work on the causeway leading into the Sea Isle City, New Jersey, March 9, 1962, in top background, Atlantic coast town ravaged by the storm that left millions in dollars damage and thousands homeless. This town was one ordered evacuated along a 12-mile strip of the south Jersey coast. (AP Photo/Warren M. Winterbottom)

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A mob surges outside British consulate in Crete on March 10, 1956, while some of the group forces the door to the building at Herakleion. Reacting to British deportation of Archbishop Makarios from Cyprus on March 9, the mob ransacked the consulate, tore down British flag and raised the Greek flag while the consul hid in basement of the building for safety. (AP Photo)

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Angered over the deportation from Cyprus of Archbishop Makarios, students of the University of Athens burn the British union jack in protest in Athens on March 10, 1956. Three-thousand students were in the demonstration and after the flag-burning marched towards the British Embassy. Riot squads surrounded the embassy and turned back the students. British authorities arrested archbishop Makarios in Nicosia, Cyprus on March 9. (AP Photo)

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Greek demonstrators show their feelings over the deportation of archbishop Makarios from the Island of Cyprus by the British as they throng in the streets of Athens on March 10, 1956. Earlier in the day 3,000 university of Athens students burned the British union jack and marched on the British Embassy in the Greek capital, but were stopped by Cypriot squads. British authorities on Cyprus took into custody the archbishop March 9, for deportation to an Island in the Indian Ocean 950-miles off the east coast of Africa. Priest is unidentified. (AP Photo)

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Students of the television course conducted by NYU’s professors of the College of Engineering attend a class under Dr. Irving S. Ritter, professor of mathematics, in their penthouse school in New York, March 9, 1945. (AP Photo/Robert Kradin)

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Soprano Zinka Milanov, dressed for rehearsal of opera “Norma” in which she sings the title role, watches General Manager Rudolf Bing struggle with control for hydraulic curtain-lifting device at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York, United States, on March 8, 1954. Top executives took the place of stage hands who called a sudden strike, timed just before expensive dress rehearsal for “Norma,” to be presented on March 9, and a performance of “Tannhaeuser,” on the program on March 8. It was uncertain whether the schedule can be met. (AP Photo/JH)

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Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Dandois Jr., of St. Petersburg, Fla., examine the wreckage of a section of the Santo Tomas prison camp in Manila, Philippines on March 9, 1945, caused by Japanese artillery fire. (AP Photo/Frank Filan)

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Blast loosens the hard desert soil of northern Chile on March 9, 1944, where nitrate is mined in surface-level deposits. Used for explosives in bombs and shells, for fertilizer on farms, for many industrial purposes, nitrate in Chile’s second largest industry and an important contribution to the Allied war effort. (AP Photo)

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Smoke pours from three large buildings of the Renault Works at Le Mans, France, as R.A.F. Mosquito bombers carry out a daylight attack on March 9, 1943. (AP Photo)

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Private Harold L. Langhofer edges into the ball-turret, March 9, 1943. Curled in this position, he can turn the turret so that it fires in any direction. The turret can also be swung around so that the hatch opens into the plane, and the gunner can crawl into it while the Flying Fortress is in motion. (AP Photo)

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A smiling group of Chinese airmen are exuding confidence as they pose in front of one of their planes in Chengdu, China March 9, 1943. All these flyers were trained in the U.S. and have won their spurs in many a dog fight against the Japanese (AP Photo)

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A ground crew of a night fighter squadron of the Royal Canadian Air Force in Britain refueling a Beaufighter, March 9, 1942. (AP Photo)

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With a variety of Tom Thumb tanks, battleships, coast defense forts and Red Cross dolls, the 40th annual American Toy Fair opened at the Hotel McAlpin in New York, March 9, 1942. Everything from toys to children’s clothes showed sharp earnings toward the war and home defense fronts. Patriotic school bags are displayed here by Salvator Beniti, four years old, and Patsy Ann McHugh, five. Patsy’s bag is red, white and blue. (AP Photo/Charles Kenneth Lucas)

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The engagement is announced of Sir Malcolm Watson, director of the Ross Institute of Tropical Hygiene, and Constance Evelyn Loring, Sir Malcolm has several times received the thanks of the government of the Federated Malay States for his Anti-Malarial work. His fiancée has been his assistant in his researches. Sir Malcolm was knighted in 1924. Sir Malcolm Watson and his fiancée at Sir Malcolm’s home at Wimbledon, on March 9, 1938. (AP Photo)

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The Duke of Gloucester, as the President of the National Association of Boys’ Clubs, visited a number of clubs in the London area. He received warm welcome at the Tonbridge Club where he indulged in darts; at the Webbe Institute in Bethnal Green, he had some sport on the billiards table. The Duke of Gloucester playing billiards with the boys during his visit to the Webbe Institute at Bethnal Green, in London, during his tour of boys’ clubs, on March 9, 1938. (AP Photo)

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Canadian born actress Mary Pickford, who has come over to see Buddy Rogers, her fiance, arrived at Southampton on the Berengaria. Mary Pickford in her cabin on the Berengaria on arrival at Southampton, on March 9, 1937. (AP Photo)

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Storm Troopers of the occupying Rhineland Army wait fot the start of the ceremony in the Hindenburg Park, Cologne, March 9, 1936. German troops are occupying the demilitarized Rhineland. (AP Photo/Staff/Putnam)

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Actress-comedienne Whoopi Goldberg is shown with the three awards she won at the 19th Annual People's Choice Awards at Universal Studios in in Universal City, Ca., March 9, 1993. Goldberg won the awards for favorite female comedy actress, favorite female actress, and for "Sister Act," which won favorite comedy motion picture. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth talks to some of the people who came to see her during a visit to Belfast, Northern Ireland on March 9 1995. She marks her 70th birthday Sunday April 21 1996. (AP PHOTO/Max Nash)

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An unidentified man tries out the new Personal Computer (PC) unveiled by IBM Corp. in New York City, March 9, 1983. (AP Photo)

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Bubbico, left, and Zavoli at the funeral service for journalist Gianni Granzotto March 9, 1985 in Rome. (Ap Photo/Gianni Foggia)

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The casket of actor John Belushi is carried from West Tisbury Congregational Church following services in West Tisbury, Ma., on the island of Martha's Vineyard, Tuesday, March 9, 1982. Front pallbearer, left of casket, is actor Dan Aykroyd, and bearded pallbearer at front on right is Belushi's brother, James. Belushi died last Friday in Los Angeles. (AP Photo)

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Jane Fonda gestures during a rally staged in downtown Rome by an Italian women?s liberation organization, March 9, 1972. (AP Photo/Claudio Luffoli)

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Rex Staten (36), Fontana, Calif., rises to the occasion on his Honda during the International Invitational Moto-Cross at Daytona International Speedway March 9, 1974. Keeping his wheels on the ground is Ken Zahrt, Woodland Hills, Calif., riding at Bultaco. (AP Photo)

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Comedian Carol Burnett, left, and opera star Beverly Sills belt out a number at New York's Metropolitan Opera House during rehearsal for the CBS special "Sills and Burnett at the Met," March 9, 1976. The show is scheduled for airing around Thanksgiving Day. (AP Photo/Suzanne Vlamis)

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Actress Brigitte Bardot sits with painter Ghaslain Dussart, a longtime friend as she attends a sale of Dussart?s works in a Paris Restaurant recently, March 9, 1972. With Miss Bardot is French film director Roger Vadim (left) her first husband Woman at left is unidentified. (AP Photo)

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B.B. King (with guitar), black blues singer, performs for the inmates of Cook County (Chicago) Jail in Chicago, Wednesday, March 9, 1972. King who has spent the last 18 months campaigning for prison reform, returned to Cook County Jail where his campaign began. (AP Photo/Charles Knoblock)

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Sen. Robert Dole, R-Kan., discussed Senate security at a news conference March 9, 1971 in St. Louis, after an explosion in the U.S. Capitol. Dole said senators are vulnerable to anyone who might throw a bomb or even "a Wilkie button" from the open gallery. (AP Photo/Fred Waters)

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Genevieve Bujold, shown March 9, 1970, Montreal-born actress who is an Oscar nominee for her role in "Anne of the thousand Days," tells how Elizabeth Taylor watched, but stayed in the background, during filming of love scenes between Miss Bujold and co-star Richard Burton. (AP Photo)

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The Dalai Lama, 34-year-old living God-King of Tibet, China on March 9, 1969, has offered to abdicate his spiritual and political throne, should Tibetans so desire, if and when Tibet is freed from communist China?s rule. His offer came on eve of tenth anniversary of Tibetans? abortive uprising against the Chinese. (AP Photo)

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Coretta Scott King, wife of civil rights leader and Nobel winner Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., speaks during a visit to Seattle, March 9, 1965. (AP Photo)

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Prince Philip visited Variety Children's Hospital in Miami on March 9, 1966 to start his children's charity funds raising of the United States and Canada. Three of the patients who talked with the Prince are from left: Marina Sintros of Miami, James Gibson of Nassau, and Marcelo Undurago of Chile. ( AP Photo)

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Gen. Ulysses S. Grant poses in Washington, D.C., on March 9, 1864. Grant led the Union Army to victory during the American Civil War, and accepted the Confederate surrender at Appomattox Court House in 1865. He was made full general in 1866, and served two terms as U.S. President from 1868 to 1877. (AP Photo/Mathew Brady)

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Comedian Milton Berle is the siren of the Nile during "The Milton Berle Show" on Feb. 6, 1962. The television show will be aired in color on Friday, March 9 on NBC-TV. (AP Photo)

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French fashion designer Pierre Cardin sits on a chair sourrounded by his models in his Paris mansion de Couture, France, March 9, 1959. The models wearing his recent collection inspired by Japanese fashion made with sumptous silks of the country, made specially for his collection. Cardin was asked to create part of the trousseau of Michiko Shoda, the young girl due to marry Prince Akihito, Crown Prince of Japan, coming April. (AP Photo)

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U.S. American actor and singer Eddie Constantine, with a cardboard cutout of Marilyn Monroe slung around his neck, is pictured in a scene of his latest movie "Folies Bergeres", March 9, 1956, in, Paris, France. (AP Photo/Godot)

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Their faces smeared with powder, Indian Premier Jawaharlal Nehru and his daughter, Mrs. Indira Gandhi, are shown after taking part in the power-sprinkling festival in New Delhi on March 9, 1955. The festival marks the advent of summer. (AP Photo)

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Comedian Sid Caesar is shown in New York, March 9, 1956. (AP Photo/Joe Caneva)

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President Harry Truman dedicates Andrews's causeway on March 9, 1949 in Orlando, Fla. Holding tape is state Rep. Charles O. Andrews, son of late Senator, and Mrs. Andrews his widow. Man at right is Mayor William Beardall of Orlando. (AP Photo)

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New members of Haganah, Jewish defense organization in Palestine, are shown March 9, 1948. They are on a training march from one of several secret camps used by the organization in preparing men for service. After a three-week intensive physical and military training course, the youths are sent to the defense of outlying Jewish settlements. (AP Photo)

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Princess Juliana of the Netherlands and her husband Prince Bernhard, sit for a family portrait in their home in Ottawa, Canada on March 9, 1943, with their their new daughter Princess Margriet Francisca, Standing are Princess Irene,left, who is three years old, and Princess Beatrix, who is five. (AP Photo)

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The Douglas DC-6 airliner is shown in flight on March 9, 1948. The four-engined five-mile-a-minute passenger plane carries from 52-58 passengers as a dayplane or 26 in individual berths as a sleeper. The aircraft is automatically air conditioned and pressurized to provide living room comfort during flight at 20,000 feet altitude. (AP Photo)

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At a famous west end store, Norman Hartnell, Britain’s leading dress designer, sponsored a show of the new utility fashions for the coming season , in London, on March 9, 1943. These models, are designed not only for the home market but also to uphold Britain’s fashion prestige abroad. (AP Photo)

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Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt gazes from the Girl Scout War Bond poster to Betty Bredin who posed for the poster at the Girl Scouts’ Volunteer Leadership Dinner in New York on March 9, 1943. Miss Bredin is from Kew Gardens, N.Y. (AP Photo/Anthony Camerano)

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U.S. servicemen and United Service Organizations (USO) hostesses watch entertainment sponsored by the American Theatre Wing War Service Inc., at the Stage Door Canteen in New York City, March 9, 1942. (AP Photo)

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Buddy de Sylva, writer, producer, lyricist and composer, sits at the piano with his wife at their California home on March 9, 1941. (AP Photo)

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John F. Kennedy, son of Joseph P. Kennedy, the United States Ambassador to Great Britain, is shown making a phone call from his office in the American Embassy, Prince?s Gate W., on March 9, 1939 in London, after taking up his duties in his father?s office. After a period, he will be transferred to the U.S. Embassy in Paris. He left Harvard University only a short time ago. (AP Photo)

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Jeanette Rankin, former congresswoman, representing the National Council for prevention of war, told the Senate Naval Committee in Washington, D.C., March 9, 1939 that any proposal to fortify Guam “is not so much a technical question of defense needs as it is a political question of foreign policy.” She is above on stand. (AP Photo)

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Jimmy Foxx, Boston Red Sox first Baseman, hung on to this one during Spring training March 9, 1938 at Sarasota, Fla. (AP Photo)

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Mrs. Gertrud Scholtz-Klink, left, Germany's "Reichsfrauenfuehrerin" (Empire's Women Leader) sits at a table with a group of children at the orphange in Kensal Rise (Green) in London, March 9, 1939 during Mrs. Scholtz-Klink's visit to England. (AP Photo)

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Dance teacher Authur Murray and Ann Pennington dance the Charleston in this photo dated March 9, 1938. (AP Photo)

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Ancient stone monument at Angkor Thom in Cambodia on March 9, 1937. (AP Photo)

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Navajo Indian women march down a road in Amarillo, Tex., during the Mothers-In-Law Day parade on March 9, 1938. (AP Photo)

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That was the way “Dutch Schultz”, right, former New York beer overlord, described his reaction to reporters linking him to rackets. He is as he appeared voluntarily in Troy, New York, March 9, 1935 with his attorney, James M. Noonan, left, to answer questions of district attorney Charles J. Ranney who is probing the “ride” murder of Jules Martin. (AP Photo)

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Heavy German artillery arrive in Cologne, Germany, March 9, 1936, after Germany reoccupied the demilitarized zone of the Rhineland. (AP Photo)

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Madame Foch with hands clasped, and General Maxime Weygand talking to a wounded war veteran in wheel chair during the ceremony to unveil a marble tablet at the former home of the late Marshal Ferdinand Foch near Paris on Feb. 2, 1930. Foch lived here when he was general from March 9, 1893 to October 1895 at Vincennes, near Paris. (AP Photo)

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President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Emergency Banking Act into law, March 9, 1933. The Act allows only Federal Reserve-approved banks to operate in the United States of America. (AP Photo)

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Jersey City police and New Jersey state troopers searching the woods near Zion, New Jersey on March 9, 1932, in an effort to find some clue as to the where about of the Lindbergh baby kidnapped on March 1 from his home. (AP Photo)

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Tijuana, Baja California Federal Mexican garrison officers are shown, March 9, 1929. From left to righ: Lt. Petronilo Pool; Lt. Ruben Osung; Col. Alejandro Gonzalez, commander of Tijuana garrison; Lt. Gabriel Cuevas, 2nd Lt. Apolonia Rosas. Part of the troops of the only loyal Mexican state in the northwestern section. They are expected to become engaged daily with the rebels in the adjoining revolutionary state of Sonora. (AP Photo)

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Apalachin labor columnist Victor Riesel, center, looks over fittings of massive card table in Apalachin, N.Y., mansion once owned by Joseph Barbara Sr., host to the 1957 crime convention, March 9, 1960. With Riesel are trooper Joseph Benenati, left, and Walter Kennedy, both of whom aided Sgt. Edgar Croswell in the famed raid on the crime leaders. (AP Photo)

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Manager Joe McCarthy, of the New York Yankees, shakes the hand of George Herman Ruth. Baseball's biggest figure, Babe Ruth, came out to practice for the first time, March 9, 1933 at St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo)

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Smoking opium valued at $25,000 was seized on ship in Brooklyn, New York by members of the Surveyors' Searching Squad of N.Y., March 9, 1925. The dope was hidden in a coal bunker. Photo shows members of Searching Squad of the Port of N.Y. who made the haul: J. Sterling, D. King, E. Fitzsimmons, J.F. Eagan, and J.J. Kilduff. (AP Photo)

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Evalyn Walsh McLean, wearing the Hope Diamond, is shown in the book department of a local department store as she autographed copies of her autobiography "Father Struck It Rich", in Washington, March 9, 1936. (AP Photo/Charles Gorry)

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The hall of a huge West Berlin factory serves as a temporary shelter for this mass of refugees from the Russian sector of Berlin, March 9, 1953. Women and children camp on blanket-covered straw mattresses. Hundreds of refugees fleeing the Soviet zone said they were forced to do so by a brutal campaign to seize all private shops and factories. (AP Photo)

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A crowd of Albanian refugees is kept at bay by police in the port city of Brindisi, Italy, March 9, 1991. Italian officers are debating how to cope with the influx of thousands of Albanians who have landed in Italy in a mass refugee flotilla across the Adriatic Sea. Exact date is unknown. (AP Photo/Gianni Foggia)

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House Republican Leader Gerald Ford of Michigan and George White, right, architect of the U.S. Capitol, study plans of the Capitol expansion while leaning against one of the timber supports holding up the crumbling west front of the building in Washington on March 9, 1972. The project, approved by a congressional committee in Washington, would extend the west side out 44 feet to provide additional office space. View looks down the hall toward the Washington Monument and Smithsonian Institution. (AP Photo/Charles Gorry)

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Louisiana State University's scoring ace Pete Maravich sits alone in the dressing room after losing a big one with Kentucky in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on March 9, 1970. (AP Photo)

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Erik Menendez sits in a Los Angeles courtroom, March 9, 1994, after a judge refused to pay his private attorney to represent him in the Menendez brothers? second murder trial. The judge refused despite a plea from Erik to allow him a lawyer he trusts. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

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FILE - In this March 9, 1991, file photo, Patrick Randall, 17, testifies in Rockingham County Superior Court in Exeter, N.H. Randall held a knife to Gregory Smart's throat in May 1990 as Billy Flynn, who was Pamela Smart's teenage lover, shot him in the head. Flynn was paroled last month; Smart is serving life without parole after being convicted of plotting the murder. (AP Photo/File)

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Attorney General Janet Reno announces, on March 9, 1995, at the Justice Department in Washington that the FBI has placed Juan Garcia-Abrego on its "Ten Most Wanted Fugitive List." He is the reputed leader of a Mexican drug organization that brings tons of cocaine into the U.S. He is the first international drug trafficker ever listed. (AP photo/Mark Wilson)

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French U.N. soldiers, background, man a roadblock on the Bosnian side while Russian U.N. soldiers, behind, man the Serbian side of the Brotherhood and Unity bridge in Sarajevo, Wednesday, March 9, 1994. The U.N. removed the trucks that were used as barricades as part of the efforts to reopen the bridge that links the two parts of the city. (AP Photo/Enric F. Marti)

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Howard Springer, of Hale, Texas, looks through a scope to see the Branch Davidian Compound near Waco, Texas on Tuesday, March 9, 1993. (AP Photo/Mark Elias)

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Pop superstar Michael Jackson sitting in wheelchair holds three of his Soul Train Music Awards backstage on Tuesday, March 9, 1993 in Los Angeles. Jackson won R&B/Soul Album of the Year-Male, Best Male R&B/Soul Single and Humanitarian of the Year Award. Jackson injured his ankle during rehearsals on Monday. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian)

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Olympic figure skating gold medalist Kristi Yamaguchi was paraded through her hometown of Fremont, California, Sunday, March 9, 1992. She was also given a key to the city and proposed marriage by a member of her cheering crowd. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

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A feverish Mayor David Dinkins Wipes his brow at a bill signing ceremony at New York?s City Hall on Monday, March 9, 1992. Mayor Dinkins left New York Hospital Monday morning after spending the night, went of City Hall to sign bills, then returned to the hospital for more treatment when doctors determined that the illness that brought him to the hospital with chills and fever early Sunday was bacterial rather than viral. (AP Photo/Osamu Honda)

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U.S. Secretary of State James Baker III, left, walks with Kuwait’s Emir Jaber al-Ahmed al-Sabah following their meeting in Taif, Saudi Arabia, Saturday, March 9, 1991. Man at center is an interpreter and far right is unidentified. The emir pledged democratization of Kuwait. (AP Photo/Tannen Maury)

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Friends and family of members of 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) troops wave flags to the soldiers as they arrived back at Ft. Campbell, Ky., Saturday, March 9, 1991. (AP Photo/Ed Reinke)

by: Associated Press

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Refugees wave from the window of a bus as they cross the Iraqi border into Kuwait, Friday, March 9, 1991 in Safwan, Iraq. The people on the bus were part of a large group kidnapped as Iraqi troops withdrew from Kuwait and released on Friday. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

by: Associated Press

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