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June 1 Events and Birthdays

Today in History- June 1st

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1796 Sadi Nicolas Léonard Carnot, physicist
1801 Brigham Young, Mormon church leader
1921 Nelson Riddle, orchestra leader that work with Frank Sinatra
1926 Andy Griffith, actor ("The Andy Griffith Show", "Matlock")
1926 Marilyn Monroe, actress (Gentleman Prefer Blondes, The Seven-Year Itch)
1930 Pat Corley, actor ("Murphy Brown", Of Mice and Men, Silent Witness)
1930 Edward Woodward, actor ("The Equalizer")
1934 Pat Boone, singer ("Only a Dream Away")
1934 Peter Masterson, actor (The Exorcist, The Stepford Wives (75)
1937 Morgan Freeman, actor (Driving Miss Daisy, Se7en, The Shawshank Redemption)
1939 Cleavon Little, actor (Blazing Saddles)
1940 Rene Auberjonois, actor ("Benson", "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine")
1947 Jonathan Pryce, actor (Miss Saigon, Tomorrow Never Dies)
1947 Ron Wood, guiter player for The Rolling Stones ("Paint It Black")
1949 Powers Boothe, actor (Men of Honor, Nixon, Tombstone)
1953 Diana Canova, actress ("Soap")
1953 Ronnie Dunn, singer from Brooks & Dunn ("My Maria", "She Used To Be Mine")
1956 Lisa Hartman, actress ("Knots Landing")
1968 Jason Donovan, singer/actor ("Neighbours", "Rough Diamonds")

Deaths:
1941 Hans Berger, psychiatrist that recorded the first human EEG.
1965 Curly Lambeau, NFL coach that Green Bay's field is named for.
1968 Helen Keller, blind and deaf child turned activist
1979 Werner Forssmann, surgeon that helped develop a cardiac catheter.
1984 Nate Nelson, singer from the Flamingos and the Platters ("I Only Have Eyes for You")
1985 Richard Greene, actor (Robin Hood in The Adventures of Robin Hood (1950)
1991 David Ruffin, singer from the The Temptations ("My Girl", "Ain't Too Proud to Beg")

Events:
1792 Kentucky becomes 15th US state.
1796 Tennessee becomes 16th state.
1880 First pay phone opens.

History Lesson:
Kentucky
Tennessee

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