TODAY IN HISTORY - May 6th:

1987 - Mario Andretti sets one-lap speed record at Indy at 218.204 MPH
1994 - Comedian Bobcat Goldthwait sets fire to the couch on Tonight Show

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2004 - TV sitcom Friends airs season finale in 10th and final season in US (52.5 million viewers)

 

 

2013 - Wal-Mart becomes the largest company by revenue on the Fortune 500 list

HAPPY BIRTHDAY / ANNIVERSARY TO:

1856 - Sigmund Freud, Freiberg in Mähren, Moravia, Austrian neurologist and father of psychology, (d. 1939)
1915 - Orson Welles [George], Kenosha Wisc, actor (Citizen Kane, War of the Worlds), (d. 1985)
1945 - Bob Seger, Dearborn Mich, rock & Roll artist (Silver Bullet Band-Shake Down)
1961 - George Clooney, Lexington Kentucky, actor (Dr Douglas Ross-ER, Batman)
1961 - Roma Downey, Derry Ireland, actress (1 Life to Live, Touched by an Angel)

GOODBYE TO:

 

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