On this day: March 5

Published On: Mar 01 2013 12:05:54 PM CST   Updated On: Mar 05 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

The Boston Massacre riles up American colonists, Che strikes a famous pose, Elvis is discharged, a plane crash kills Patsy Cline, and John Belushi overdoses, all on this day.

OTD March 5 - Eva Mendes
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1974: Actress Eva Mendes, best known for her film roles in "Training Day," "2 Fast 2 Furious," "Once Upon a Time in Mexico," "Hitch," "Ghost Rider," "We Own the Night" and "The Other Guys," is born in Miami, Fla.

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