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June 7 Events and Birthdays

Today in History- June 7th

Happy Birthday!
1848 Paul Gauguin, artist ("Night Café at Arles")
1909 Jessica Tandy, actress (Driving Miss Daisy, Fried Green Tomatoes)
1917 Gwendolyn Brooks, poet("The Bean Eaters")
1917 Dean Martin, entertainer from the Rat Pack (Airplane, Ocean's Eleven (60)
1928 James Ivory, director (Howards End, A Room with a View, Le Divorce)
1929 John Turner, 17th Prime Minister of Canada
1931 Virginia McKenna, actress (Born Free, The Chosen, Simba)
1934 Wynn Stewart, singer ("Above and Beyond")
1940 Tom Jones, singer ("It's Not Unusual", "What's New Pussycat?")
1943 Ken Osmond, actor (Eddie Haskell from "Leave It to Beaver")
1946 Jenny Jones, talk show host
1952 Liam Neeson, actor (Star Wars: Episode I, Schindler's List)
1958 Prince, singer ("Purple Rain")
1964 Gia Carides, actress (Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me)
1965 Mick Foley, pro wresler/actor
1967 David M. Navarro, musician from Red Hot Chili Peppers ("Been Caught Stealing")
1972 Karl Urban, actor (The Lord of the Rings, The Bourne Supremacy)
1975 Allen Iverson, basketball player
1976 Cassidy Rae, actress ("Melrose Place", "Just Shoot Me")
1981 Anna Kournikova, tennis player
1981 Larisa Oleynik, actress (Ten Things I Hate About You)
1988 Michael Cera, actor ("Arrested Development")

Deaths:
1937 Jean Harlow, actress (Platinum Blonde)
1965 Judy Holliday, actress (Born Yesterday, Adam's Rib)
1970 E.M. Forster, author ("Howards End")
1980 Henry Miller, writer ("Tropic of Cancer")
1996 Max Factor, Jr., make-up maker
2003 Trevor Goddard, actor ("JAG")

Events:
1942 The Battle of Midway ends during WWII.

History Lesson:
In my hunt to make sure I have correct dates, I found a website called Find a Grave.com. It has famous and non-famous graves. It is a great place to visit a grave on the other side of the country. It is also interesting to see the finally resting place for famous people. So go on and visit Jean Harlow's grave and leave flowers for her birthday.

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