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June 15

What happened on the day you were born?

In the headlines today:
 

1999
Santana: Supernatural (Arista Records) Carlos Santana releases his Supernatural CD, featuring musical guests Lauryn Hill,
 Dave Matthews, Wyclef Jean, Everlast, Rob Thomas, Eric Clapton, and others.
 (photo credit: Arista Records)


 
1996Singer Ella Fitzgerald dies in Beverly Hills, California, at age 78.
 
1996More than 200 people are injured when an IRA truck bomb explodes in Manchester, England.
 
1993  John Connally, the former Texas governor wounded when President John F. Kennedy was killed, dies at age 76.
 
1992Actors Tom Cruise and Michael Keaton have their hand- and footprints placed in wet cement in front of Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.
 
1978Jordan's King Hussein marries 26-year-old American Lisa Halaby, who becomes Queen Noor.
 
1956John Lennon is introduced to Paul McCartney, and invites Paul to join his band.
 
1944American troops begin the Saipan invasion during WWII.
 
1864Arlington National Cemetary is established by an order signed by US Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton.
 
1849James K. Polk, 11th US president, dies in Nashville, TN.
 
1844Charles Goodyear receives a patent for his "vulcanizing" process to strengthen rubber.
 
1836Arkansas becomes the 25th state admitted to the US.
 


1775
  
George Washington
 General George Washington is named Commander in Chief of the Continental Army.
 (photo credit: NARA)

 

1215King John of England signs the Magna Carta, granting his barons more liberty.
 

Born today:

1973  Neil Patrick Harris - actor

1971  Jake Busey - actor

1969  Ice Cube - rapper, actor

1966  Michael Britt - lead guitarist (Lonestar)

1964  Courteney Cox - actress

1963  Helen Hunt - actress (Oscar® winner, 1997)

1958  Wade Boggs - baseball player

1955  Julie Hagerty - actress

1954  Jim Belushi - actor

1950  Noddy Holder - guitarist, singer (Slade)

1949  Jim Varney - actor

1949  Russ Hitchcock - singer (Air Supply)

1949  Simon Callow - actor

1949  Dusty Baker - baseball player

1946  Janet Lennon - singer (Lennon Sisters)

1945  Nicola Pagett - actress

1941  Harry Nilsson - singer

Waylon Jennings (Universal Music & Vi2)


1937  Waylon Jennings - country singer, guitarist
 (photo credit: Universal Music & Vi2)
 

1932  Mario Cuomo - NY governor

1922  Morris 'Mo' Udall - US Congressman (AZ)

1921  Erroll Garner - jazz pianist

1910  David Rose - TV theme composer

 

Born today? Your sign of the Zodiac is:
Gemini (The Twins)   Gemini    

(The Twins)

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