On this day: March 15

POSTED: 09:40 AM PDT Mar 11, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Mar 14, 2016 

The Ides of March proves unlucky for Julius Caesar, the Cincinnati Red Stockings become the first pro baseball team, "The Godfather" premieres, and the first Internet domain name is registered, all on this day.

OTD March 15 - Billboard album chart
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Capitol Records

1945: Billboard magazine begins listing a top albums chart, with the first ever No. 1 being the jazz album "The Nat King Cole Trio." Initially only five positions long, the album chart was not published on a weekly basis, with sometimes three to seven weeks passing before it was updated.


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