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This day in history

Monday, March 18, is the 77th day of 2013. There are 288 days left in the year.

Today’s birthdays: Country singer Charley Pride is 75. Jazz musician Bill Frisell is 62. Filmmaker Luc Besson is 54. Singer-actress Vanessa L. Williams is 50. Rapper-actress host Queen Latifah is 43. Actress-singer-dancer Sutton Foster is 38. Rock singer Adam Levine is 34.

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In 1837, the 22nd and 24th president, Grover Cleveland, was born in Caldwell, N.J.

In 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed an executive order authorizing the War Relocation Authority, which was put in charge of interning Japanese-Americans.

In 1965, the first spacewalk took place as Soviet cosmonaut Alexei Leonov went outside his Voskhod 2 capsule, secured by a tether.

In 1974, most of the Arab oil-producing nations ended their embargo against the United States.

In 1990, thieves made off with 13 works of art from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum .

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