On this day: March 5

POSTED: 10:05 AM PST Mar 01, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Mar 04, 2016 

The Boston Massacre riles up American colonists, Che strikes a famous pose, Elvis is discharged, a plane crash kills Patsy Cline, and John Belushi overdoses, all on this day.

OTD March 5 - Three 6 Mafia
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2006: "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp" from the movie "Hustle & Flow" wins an Oscar for Best Song, just the second rap song to get the award, after "Lose Yourself" by Eminem from the 2002 movie "8 Mile." The hip hop group Three 6 Mafia, which wrote the song along with Cedric Coleman, become the first rappers to perform at an Academy Awards ceremony.


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