On this day: March 13

POSTED: 03:42 PM PST Mar 07, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Mar 12, 2016 

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 - John Holmes
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1988: John Holmes, one of the most prolific male porn stars of all time, dies from complications caused by AIDS at age 43 in Los Angeles, California. Near the end of his life, Holmes became notorious for his drug use and ventures into crime, including an alleged involvement in the deaths of four drug dealers on Wonderland Avenue in the Laurel Canyon section of Los Angeles. Holmes was arrested, tried and acquitted for his involvement in the Wonderland slayings.


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