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.
1958: Actor Gary Oldman, best known for his roles in movies like "Sid and Nancy," "JFK," "Bram Stoker's Dracula," "Léon: The Professional," "Immortal Beloved," "The Dark Knight" and "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy," is born in London, England. Oldman earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor for his performance in "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy."
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