On this day: March 7

Published On: Mar 04 2013 12:20:52 PM CST   Updated On: Mar 07 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

The board game Monopoly is born, Glamour begins publishing, a civil rights march in Selma, Ala., ends in violence, and Kathryn Bigelow makes Oscar history, all on this day.

OTD March 7 - Wanda Sykes
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1964: Actress and comedian Wanda Sykes, best known for her regular role the sitcom "The New Adventures of Old Christine" and for her appearances on HBO's "Curb Your Enthusiasm," is born in Portsmouth, Va. Sykes is also known for roles in movies such as "Monster-in-Law," "My Super Ex-Girlfriend," "Evan Almighty" and "License to Wed," and for voicing characters in animated movies like "Over the Hedge," "Barnyard," "Rio" and "Ice Age: Continental Drift."

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