On this day: March 6

Published On: Mar 04 2013 11:57:04 AM CST   Updated On: Mar 06 2016 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 - Lethal Weapon
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1987: The action movie "Lethal Weapon," starring Mel Gibson and Danny Glover, premieres in theaters. The $15 million film was a box office hit, earning $120 million, and spawned three sequels.

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