Archive for June 6th, 2017

DRIVER TO MAKE HISTORY THIS SUNDAY

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(FoxNews) – Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. will make his Monster Energy Cup
Series debut this Sunday at Pocono Raceway (1:30 p.m. ET on FS1),
becoming the first black driver since Bill Lester in June of 2006 to run in
NASCAR’s top series.

Wallace is stepping in to sub for the injured Aric Almirola in the iconic No.
43 Richard Petty Motorsports Ford. He was born in Mobile, Alabama but
grew up in Concord, North Carolina. Wallace will be 24 in October.

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RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1965

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Upon it’s release, "Satisfaction" was a hit, giving the Stones
their first number one in the US. In 2004, Rolling Stone
magazine placed the song in the second spot on its list of
"The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time". It was added to the
National Recording Registry
of the Library of Congress in
2006.

 

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ROSE FESTIVAL FLEET WEEK IN 1935


Ships arriving on the Willamette River for the Rose Festival event in
downtown Portland, Oregon.
 

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST WORLD NEWS

today in history

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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The D-Day invasion of Europe took place on the beaches of
Normandy, France on this day in 1944. Approximately 400,000
Allied American, British and Canadian troops were involved.

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Israeli armored vehicles in Beirut during the 1982 invasion on this
day in 1982.

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It was on this day in 1933, the first drive-in movie theater opened
in Camden, NJ.

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