On this day: March 25

POSTED: 04:26 PM PDT Mar 19, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Mar 24, 2014 

The Scottsboro Boys are arrested, John and Yoko take to bed, a New York City nightclub fire kills 87, and mad cow disease halts British beef exports, all on this day.

OTD March 25 - Whoopi Goldberg
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1991: At the 63rd Academy Awards, the movie "Dances with Wolves," starring and directed by Kevin Costner, dominates the awards, winning seven Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Director. The ceremony also made history with Whoopi Goldberg winning Best Supporting Actress for "Ghost," becoming the first black actress since Hattie McDaniel in 1939 to win an Academy Award.


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