On this day: March 5

Published On: Mar 01 2013 12:05:54 PM CST   Updated On: Mar 05 2016 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 - Patsy Cline
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1963: Country singer Patsy Cline, 30 years old and at the peak of her fame, dies in a plane crash near Camden, Tennessee, along with her manager Randy Hughes and long-time country musicians Hawkshaw Hawkins and Cowboy Copas. Cline's hit songs included "Walkin' After Midnight," "I Fall to Pieces," "She's Got You" and "Crazy."

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