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On this day: March 6

Published On: Mar 04 2013 11:57:04 AM CST   Updated On: Mar 06 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

The Alamo falls, the Supreme Court rules in the Dred Scott case, the Oreo cookie and Silly Putty are introduced, Mike Tyson wins in his pro debut, and Eric Clapton enters the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for a third time, all on this day.

OTD March 6 - Connie Britton
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1967: Actress Connie Britton, best known for her TV roles in "Spin City," "Friday Night Lights," "American Horror Story" and "Nashville," is born in Boston, Mass. Her roles have earned her four Emmy nominations and one Golden Globe nomination.

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