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March in history


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2 March 1989: a provocative music video


Madonna's 'Like a Prayer' premieres on a Pepsi commercial

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17 March: St. Patrick's Day


St. Patrick's Day is celebrated every year

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21 March 1963: Alcatraz closes


Alcatraz was a prison with a special reputation

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27 March 1863: an important date in car history

Sir Henry Royce, the car designer, is born

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30 March 1867: The USA gets its 49th state


Alaska is bought from Russia