On this day: March 18

POSTED: 10:41 PM PDT Mar 12, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Mar 17, 2016 

Britain repeals the Stamp Act, Lord Stanley announces plans for a hockey cup, a cosmonaut goes for the first space walk, and OPEC ends its oil embargo against the United States, all on this day.

OTD March 18 - Charley Pride
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1938: Country music singer Charley Pride, who has garnered 39 No. 1 hits on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, is born in Sledge, Mississippi. Some of Pride's best known hits include "Kiss an Angel Good Mornin'," "Night Games" and "Never Been So Loved (In All My Life)."


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