On this day: March 7

POSTED: 10:20 AM PST Mar 04, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Mar 06, 2014 

The board game Monopoly is born, Glamour begins publishing, a civil rights march in Selma, Ala., ends in violence, and Kathryn Bigelow makes Oscar history, all on this day.

OTD March 7 - We Are The World
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Columbia Records

1985: The song "We are the World" is released as a single, instantly becoming a worldwide commercial success and topping music charts throughout the world. The song, written by Lionel Richie and Michael Jackson, was recorded for charity to help raise funds for Ethiopian famine relief. The supergroup USA for Africa brought together for the recording featured the likes of Jackson, Richie, Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, Bob Dylan, Hall & Oates, Billy Joel, Willie Nelson, Diana Ross, Smokey Robinson, Paul Simon, Tina Turner and Bruce Springsteen.

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