On this day: March 21

POSTED: 11:38 AM PDT Mar 18, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Mar 20, 2014 

Alcatraz prison closes, Martin Luther King Jr. marches toward Montgomery, the U.S. decides to boycott Moscow's Olympics, and Spielberg nabs his first Oscar, all on this day.

OTD March 21 - Rock Around the Clock
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Columbia Pictures

1956: The movie "Rock Around the Clock," about a concert promoter (played by radio disc jockey Alan Freed) who brings rock 'n' roll to the masses, opens in theaters. The film stars Bill Haley and His Comets and is named after their hit song.

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