On this day: March 7

POSTED: 10:20 AM PST Mar 04, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Mar 06, 2016 

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 - Diff'rent Strokes
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Sony Pictures Television

1986: The sitcom "Diff'rent Strokes" airs its final episode after eight seasons. The series, which starred Gary Coleman and Todd Bridges as two black boys from Harlem adopted by a rich white businessman named Phillip Drummond (Conrad Bain) and his daughter Kimberly (Dana Plato) for whom their late mother previously worked. The show was a ratings success for several seasons, but was canceled after several seasons of sagging ratings.


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