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London received its initial rain of bombs from Nazi Germany during World War II on this day in 1940.

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The military dictator and President of the Democratic
Republic of the Congo died on this day in 1997.

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The Panama Canal treaties were signed by U.S. President Carter
(left) and General Omar Torrijos Herrera on this day in 1977. The
treaties  called for the
U.S.
to turn over control of the canal’s
waterway to Panama in the year 2000.
      


        
      
      
      
      
   
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ESPN, the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network,
made its debut on cable TV on this day in 1979.

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The National Professional Football Hall of Fame was dedicated
in Canton,
OH on this day in 1963.

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Buddy Holly (Charles Hardin Holley)
(September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959)

Buddy Holly was a singer, songwriter, and guitarist
who along The Crickets pioneered rock with "That’ll
Be the Day," which topped the Billboard Best Sellers.   

Buddy won a talent contest when he was five years old
for singing "Have You Ever Gone Sailing (Down the River
of Memories)."

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President George W. Bush, wearing a flight suit after landing on
the flight deck of the Abraham Lincoln in an S3–Viking aircraft.

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President George W. Bush declares the end of major combat in
Iraq on this day in 2003.

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Francis Gary Powers
(August 17, 1929 – August 1, 1977)

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The Empire State Building in New York was dedicated and
opened on this day in 1931. It was 102 stories tall and was
the tallest building in the world at the time.

    

        
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"Citizen Kane," directed and starring Orson Welles, premiered
in New York on this day in 1941.

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Orson Welles arriving at the premiere of “Citizen Kane”.

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‘’THE KING OF ROADS” HAS A BIRTHDAY

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The Historic Columbia River Highway (U.S. Route 30) turned 100-years-old
Yesterday, June 7th. The Highway runs through the Columbia River Gorge 
from Troutdale to The Dalles. It was built in segments and dedicated in 1916
as the nation’s first scenic highway. It functioned as the main road into the
city of Portland from the east until opening of I-84 in the 1960s. The Gorge
highway remains one of America’s most iconic roads.

Columbia River Highway, Oregon, winding around the west end of Shepperd's Dell

Columbia River Highway, Oregon. East approach to Eagle Creek Bridge

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Elvis Presley and Priscilla’s private wedding ceremony on
May 1, 1967 in Las Vegas.

     

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William Henry "Bill" Gates III is 60 today.

It’s been said that Gates hacked into his high school’s computer system to
make sure there would be more girls in his classes than boys.



Julia Fiona Roberts is 48 today.

Roberts reportedly wanted to be a veterinarian, but
she ended up signing with Click Modeling Agency
in New York.

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