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June 4

What happened on the day you were born?

In the headlines today:
 
2003Home decorating expert Martha Stewart resigns as chairman and CEO of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, after being indicted in federal court on charges of obstructing justice and making false statements.
 
1994Actor Harrison Ford has his hands and feet placed in wet cement in front of Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.
 
1989Chinese soldiers open fire on student protesters in Tiananmen Square, killing many and sending thousands to jail.
 
1964L.A. Dodgers left-hander Sandy Koufax pitches the third no-hitter of his career.
 
1942  The Battle of Midway begins during WWII.
 
1940The Allied military evacuation of Dunkirk, France, ends in WWII.
 
1939The S.S. St. Louis, carrying 900 Jewish refugees from Germany, is turned away from the Florida coast. The ship is also denied permission to dock in Cuba and returns to Europe, where many refugees die in Nazi concentration camps.
 
1892The Sierra Club is incorporated in San Francisco.
 
1878Turkey turns Cypress over to the British.
 
1812The Louisiana Territory is renamed the Missouri Territory.
 
1647The English army seizes King Charles I as a hostage.
 

Born today:

1975  Angelina Jolie - actress, daughter of actor Jon Voight

1965  Andrea Jaeger - tennis player

1961  Eldra DeBarge - singer (DeBarge)

1952  Parker Stevenson - actor

1945  Gordon Waller - singer (Peter and Gordon)

1944  Michelle Phillips - singer (The Mamas and The Papas), actress

1944  Roger Ball - sax and keyboard player (Average White Band)

1943  Sandra Haynie - golfer

1937  Freddy Fender - singer

1937  Robert Fulghum - author

1936  Bruce Dern - actor

1928  Dr. Ruth Westheimer - sex counselor

1924  Dennis Weaver - actor

1921  Gene Barry - actor

1908  Rosalind Russell - actress

1738  George III - King of England

 

Born today? Your sign of the Zodiac is:
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