history fact – March 13, 2017

Today is Monday, March 13, the 72nd day of 2017. There are 293 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlights in History:

On March 13, 1947, the Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe musical “Brigadoon,” about a Scottish village which magically reappears once every hundred years, opened on Broadway. “The Best Years of Our Lives” won the Academy Award for best picture of 1946; Oscars also went to its director, William Wyler, lead actor Fredric March and supporting actor Harold Russell; Olivia De Havilland won best actress for “To Each His Own”; Anne Baxter won best supporting actress for “The Razor’s Edge. ht http://www.ap.org

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