On this day: March 21

Published On: Mar 18 2013 01:38:04 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 21 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

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 - Ronaldinho
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1980: Soccer star Ronaldinho, a two-time winner of the FIFA World Player of the Year in 2004 and 2005 who helped Brazil win the 2002 World Cup, is born Ronaldo de Assis Moreira in Porto Alegre, Brazil. He also won his first Champions League in 2006 with FC Barcelona and the Ballon d'Or, as Europe's top player, in 2005.

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