On this day: March 8

Published On: Mar 04 2013 12:44:12 PM CST   Updated On: Mar 08 2013 01:00:00 AM CST

The New York Stock Exchange is founded, Frazier outlasts Ali, the compact disc makes its debut, and Baseball Hall of Famer Joe DiMaggio dies, all on this day.

OTD March 8 - Fargo
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1996: The crime film "Fargo," starring Frances McDormand, William H. Macy, Steve Buscemi and Peter Stormare, and produced, directed and written by the Coen Brothers, premieres in theaters. The film would go on to win two Academy Awards: Best Actress for McDormand and Best Original Screenplay for the Coens. It was also nominated for five more Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Supporting Actor for Macy.

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