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Notable Historical Events for June 16th

2010Cam Neely is named President of his former team, the Boston Bruins

1935US Congress accepts FDR's "New Deal"

1995Marlins outfielder Andre Dawson hits his 400th NL career HR (429)

1960"Psycho", starring Janet Leigh, Anthony Perkins, and Vera Miles, opens in NY

1903Ford Motors under Henry Ford incorporates

199191st US Golf Open: Payne Stewart shoots a 282 at Hazeline Natl GC Minn

1979Carl Yastrzemski hits his 1,000th extra base hit

1673Peace of Vossem: French King Louis XIV & Frederik Willem of Brandenburg

1991Boris Yeltsin elected president of Russian SSR

1985Pat Bradley wins LPGA Rochester Golf International

June 16th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on June 16th

1829Geronimo, Apache leader (d. 1909)

1970Phil Mickelson, San Diego California, PGA golfer (five-time major winner)

1987Diana DeGarmo, Birmingham, Alabama, American singer

1971Tupac Shakur, East Harlem New York, American rap star/actor (Juice, Bullet) (killed in 1996)

June 16th Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on June 16th

1989Actor Hugh Laurie (30) weds theatre administrator Jo Green in Camden, London

2007Rock singer Rod Stewart (62) weds model Penny Lancaster (36) in a cloistered medieval abbey at La Cervara

1973Talk show host Jerry Springer (29) weds Micki Velton

1943Actor/comedian Charlie Chaplin (54) marries actress Oona O'Neill (18)

June 16th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on June 16th

1977Wernher von Braun, rocket scientist (V1/V2), dies at 65 of smoking

1959George Reeves, actor (Superman, Gone with the Wind), commits suicide by shooting himself in the head at 45

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