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June 12

What happened on the day you were born?

In the headlines today:
2003 Academy award-winning actor Gregory Peck dies at his Los Angeles home at age 87.
1991 Boris Yeltsin is elected President of Russia, by popular vote.
1981 A 49-day strike by major league baseball players begins.
1979 Actor John Wayne dies of cancer, at age 72.

Grank Funk Railroad: We're An American Band (Capitol)  
Grand Funk Railroad records the song We're An American Band, which would appear on their album of the same name.
(The song would later peak at #1 on the US Top 40 singles chart.)
(photo credit: Capitol)

1971 Tricia Nixon (daughter of US president Richard Nixon) and Edward Cox are married in a White House ceremony.
1963   Civil rights activist Medger Evers is shot and killed at his Jackson, MI home.
1939 The Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY is dedicated.

Al Capone

Chicago mobster Al Capone is indicted for violating Prohibition laws
(photo credit: FBI)

1898 The Philippines declare their independence from Spain.
1838 The Iowa Territory is organized in the US.
1812 Napoleon Bonaparte invades Russia.

Born today:

1977  Kenny Wayne Shepherd - blues guitarist, singer

1967  Sherry Stringfield - actress

1959  Jenilee Harrison - actress

1951  Brad Delp - rock singer (Boston)

1951  Bun E. Carlos - drummer (Cheap Trick)

1950  Timothy Busfield - actor

1944  Reg Presley - singer (Troggs)

1943  Marv Albert - sportscaster

1941  Chick Corea - jazz keyboardist

1932  Jim Nabors - actor, singer

1932  Rona Jaffe - author

1928  Vic Damone - singer

1924  George Bush - US president (1989-93)

1916  Irwin Allen - TV and movie producer

1897  Anthony Eden - British Prime Minister (1955-57)


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