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June 10 Events and Birthdays

Today in History- June 10th

Happy Birthday!
1895 Hattie McDaniel, actress and 1st African-American to win an Oscar (Gone with the Wind)
1904 Frederick Loewe, composer ("Almost Like Being In Love", My Fair Lady)
1908 Robert Cummings, actor (Twelve Angry Men)
1910 Howlin’ Wolf, blues musician
1918 Barry Morse, actor (The Fugitive, Space: 1999)
1921 Prince Philip (married to Queen Elizabeth II)
1922 Judy Garland, singer/actress (Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz)
1928 Maurice Sendak, author/artist ("Where the Wild Things Are")
1929 James A. McDivitt, NASA astronaut
1930 Grace Mirabella, founder of Mirabella magazine
1933 F. Lee Bailey, lawyer
1941 Shirley Alston, singer from the Shirelles ("Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow")
1949 Kevin Corcoran, actor (Old Yeller, The Shaggy Dog)
1951 Dan Fouts, football player
1953 John Edwards, US senator and Democratic candidate for president 2004
1955 Andrew Stevens, actor/producer (The Boondock Saints)
1962 Gina Gershon, actress (Face/Off, Showgirls)
1965 Linda Evangelista, model
1965 Elizabeth Hurley, actress (Austin Powers, EdTV)
1966 Doug McKeon, actor (On Golden Pond, From the Earth to the Moon)
1967 Darren Robinson, singer from the Fat Boys ("Wipeout")
1973 Faith Evans, R&B singer ("I'll Be Missing You")
1982 Tara Lipinski, figure skater
1982 Leelee Sobieski, actress (Deep Impact, Joan of Arc, Eyes Wide Shut)

Deaths:
323 Alexander the Great
1967 Spencer Tracy, actor (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, Adam's Rib)
1987 Elizabeth Hartman actress (Walking Tall)
1988 Louis L'Amour, western writer ("The Quick and the Dead")
2002 John Gotti, mob boss
2004 Ray Charles, singer ("Georgia On My Mind")

Events:
1652 First of 20 witches killed during the Salem Witch Trials.
1935 The 12 step program Alcoholics Anonymous is started.

History Lesson:
Salem Witch Trial's quiz




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