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On this day: March 27

Published On: Mar 21 2013 05:07:03 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 27 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

Oregon wins the first NCAA men's basketball tourney, the Good Friday Earthquake rips up Alaska, Brando boycotts the Oscars, and Viagra gets FDA approval, all on this day.

OTD March 27 - Anne Ramsey
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1929: Actress Anne Ramsey, best known for her roles in the movies "The Goonies" and "Throw Momma from the Train" (pictured), is born Anne Mobley in Omaha, Neb. Ramsey, who started her acting career on Broadway before kicking off her Hollywood career with character parts in TV shows such as "Little House on the Prairie," "Wonder Woman" and "Ironside," earned Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations for her "Throw Momma from the Train" role in 1988. She died of esophageal cancer at age 59 on Aug. 11, 1988.

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