We take a look at the events that occurred in the month of June
A. June 1 Events and Birthdays
Marilyn Monroe was born Today in History...
Anne Boleyn Becomes Queen
Anne Boleyn is probably the most controversial queen in history, and there are large gaps in our information about her life. We know that she was crowned Queen of England on June 1, 1533, but we do not know when she was born. How much do you know about her historical reign?
Drive In Theaters
It was today in history that the first drive-in theater opened up in Camden, NJ in June 6, 1933.
Frank Lloyd Wright Born June 8
Frank Lloyd Wright is known as one of the greatest US architects. He lived a full life until the age of 91 and was still producing great and memorable architectural works as well as teaching. He left quite a legend.
G. June 7 Events and Birthdays
Prince´s birthday is Today in History...
George Carlin died June 22
After a mildly successful career, George Carlin decided to reinvent himself to appeal to a younger audience. He grew a beard and let his hair grow long, and focused his comedy on politics, religion, and drugs.
Gotti Sentenced, Batman Opens
Today is June 23, 2010. On this day in history John Gotti was sentenced to life and Batman opened in theaters.
H. June 8 Events and Birthdays
Muhammad died Today in History...
J. June 10 Events and Birthdays
Alexander the Great died Today in History...
Jack Lemmon Dies June 27, 2001
Jack Lemmon played the role of the sweet guy struggling to get ahead. Despite a tremendously successful acting career, his personal life included alcholism and sadness.
John Hinckley Declared Not Guilty
On June 20, 1982 John Hinckley was found not guilty of attempted assassination of President Reagan by reason on insanity. The country was outraged that justice was not served. Ironically, the country later paid experts to prove that Hinckley actually was insane so he could remain locked up.
Princess Grace Dies September 14, 1982
Princess Grace, American Actress and Princess of Monaco, is pronounced dead one day after being rescued from a car crash with her daughter Stephanie. Witnesses observed the car swagger before diving off a winding mountain road.
Rosemary Clooney Dies June 29,2002
Rosemary Clooney was best known for her jazzy smooth voice. She appeared to have it all, until her public breakdown on stage leading to her resignation from show business.
Salem Witch Trials Begin (June 2, 1692)
The infamous Salem Witch Trials began on June 2, 1692. Throughout the year, 25 men and women would be executed during one of the darkest times in America´s history.
Stanley Laurel Born June 16, 1890 Today in History Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Today in History Site Map
Stanley Laurel was best known from the comic due Laurel and Hardy. Born in 1890, he grew his career in vaudeville acts and following the comedic icon Charles Chaplin. His personal life seemed less predictable with five marriages and one common law wife.
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