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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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1989

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1992

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Tim maguire
TIM MAGUIRE

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It was on this day in 1945.

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On this day in 2000.

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The first section of the boardwalk in Atlantic City, NJ, was opened
to the public on this day in 1870.

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The boardwalk today.

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Charlie Chaplin’s comedy "The Gold Rush" premiered
in Hollywood on this day in 1925.

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Georgia Hale & Charlie Chaplin in The Gold Rush.

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MIKE GRACIA

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President Nixon and White House chief of staff H.R. Haldeman
discussed a plan to use the CIA to obstruct the FBI’s Watergate investigation.

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President Nixon (seated) and H.R. Haldeman.

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It was on this day in 1995.

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Jonas Edward Salk (October 28, 1914 – June 23, 1995)

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ED DANAHUE

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On this day in 1858, in a speech in Springfield, IL, Senate candidate Abraham Lincoln said the slavery issue had to be resolved. He
declared, "A house divided against itself cannot stand."

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On this day in 1963, 26-year-old Valentina Tereshkova went into
orbit aboard the Vostok 6 spacecraft for three days. She was the
first female space traveler.

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Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova turned
80 in March.

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It was on this day in 1961, Rudolf Nureyev defected from the
Soviet Union while in Paris, traveling with the Leningrad Kirov
Ballet.

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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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