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TIM MAGUIRE

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It was on this day in 1950.

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On this day in 1973, former White House counsel John W. Dean (above) 
told the Senate Watergate Committee about an "enemies list" that was
kept by the Nixon White House.

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Patrons at the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York City’s Greenwich Village, clashed with police. This incident is considered to be the birth of the gay
rights movement.

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John Uhler "Jack" Lemmon III
(February 8, 1925 – June 27, 2001)

Lemmon was an eight time Academy Award nominee, with two
wins. He starred in over 60 films, such as Some Like It Hot
(1959)
The
Apartment (1960), and Mister Roberts (for which he won
the 1955
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor).



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PAST SIGNIFICANT NEWS EVENTS

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Tim maguire
TIM MAGUIRE

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Battle of the Little Bighorn began on this day in 1876, when the US 7th
Cavalry under Brevet Major General George Armstrong Custer wiped
out by Sioux and Cheyenne warriors led by Chiefs
Crazy Horse and
Sitting Bull in what has become famously known as "Custer’s Last
Stand."

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John Dean began his testimony before the Senate Watergate
Committee on this day in 1973.

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Jacques-Yves Cousteau (June 11, 1910 – June 25, 1997)


Jaques Cousteau was a
French naval officer, explorer, conservationist,
filmmaker, innovator, scientist, photographer, author and researcher who
studied the sea and all forms of life in water. He co-developed the
Aqua-
lung
and pioneered marine conservation.

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ROSS SIMPSON

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It was on this day in 1940.

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During World War II, the battle for Okinawa officially ended on this
day in 1945.   

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On this day in 1938.

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Fred Astaire (Frederick Austerlitz) (May 10, 1899 – June 22, 1987)

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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On this day in 1893.

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Alexandrina Victoria (May 24,1819 – January 22, 1901)  

On this day in 1837,Queen Victoria ascended the British throne
following the death of her uncle, King William IV.  Her reign of
63 years and seven months is known as the
Victorian era
and
was
longer than that of any of her predecessors.


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It was on this day in 1967.

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The Steven Spielberg movie premiered on this day in 1975.

Movie poster shows a woman in the ocean swimming to the right. Below her is a large shark, and only its head and open mouth with teeth can be seen. Within the image is the film's title and above it in a surrounding black background is the phrase "The most terrifying motion picture from the terrifying No. 1 best seller." The bottom of the image details the starring actors and lists credits and the MPAA rating.

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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It was on this day in 1940, as Paris became occupied, loud speakers 
announced the implementation of a curfew being imposed for 8 pm.

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The main gate of the former Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland.


The Nazis also opened their concentration camp at Auschwitz in German-
occupied Poland on this day in 1940.  
 

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Robert Dean Stethem (November 17, 1961 – June 15, 1985)

Stethem was a U.S. Navy Seabee who was murdered by Hezbollah terrorists
while aboard flight 847 during the
hijacking.

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The Continental Congress in Philadelphia adopted the "Stars and Stripes"
as the national flag of the United States. The Resolution stated "Resolved:
that the flag of the United States be made of thirteen stripes, alternate red
and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, that would
represent a new Constellation."

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On May 20, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson officially proclaimed
June 14 "Flag Day" as a commemoration of the "Stars and Stripes."

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Donald John Trump is 71 years old today. He is the
45th, current President of the United States.

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