On this day: March 13

POSTED: 03:42 PM PST Mar 07, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Mar 12, 2015 

Uncle Sam makes his print debut, Susan B. Anthony dies, the NHL crowns its first champion, Cher's career resurgence breaks a record, and gold prices top $1,000 for the first time, all on this day.

OTD March 13 - Common
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1972: Rapper and actor Common, known for such Grammy-winning songs as "Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip-Hop)" and "Southside," is born Lonnie Rashid Lynn Jr. in Chicago, Illinois. Common has appeared in movies such as "Smokin' Aces," "Street Kings," "American Gangster," "Wanted," "Just Wright" and "Selma," and stars on the AMC western television series "Hell on Wheels." In 2015, he won a Golden Globe and an Academy Award for co-writing the song "Glory" from "Selma" with John Legend and Che Smith.

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