1927 - Henry Ford and the Ford Motor Company produce the last (and 15th million) Model T Ford / Tin Lizzie
1963 - 15th Emmy Awards: Dick Van Dyke Show, E G Marshall & Shirley Booth win
1996 - Indianapolis 500: Buddy Lazier wins in 3:22:45.753 (238.112 km/h)

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2004 - 39th Academy of Country Music Awards: Toby Keith wins "Album of Year", Entertainer of Year, "Male Vocalist of Year" & "Video Of Year"!  Martina McBride wins female Vocalist of Year"!  And, newcomer DIERKS BENTLEY wins "New Artist Of The Year" award!  He'll be headlining the Inagural TASTE OF COUNTRY FESTIVAL presented by WITL in Lansing 6/13!  Click here for info or to purchase tickets:

2013 - Indianapolis 500: Tony Kanaan wins in 2:40:03.4181 (301.644 km/h)


1907 - John Wayne [Marion Mitchell Morrison], Winterset IA, actor (Green Berets, True Grit)
1949 - Hank Williams Jr, Shreveport La, country singer
1966 - Helena Bonham Carter, English actress (Fight Club, Howards End), born in London, England


1943 - Edsel Ford, owner (Ford Motor Company), dies at 49
2005 - Eddie Albert, American actor (Roman Holiday), dies of pneumonia at 99
2010 - Art Linkletter, Canadian-American radio and television personality (b. 1912)

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