TODAY IN HISTORY - June 25th:

1876 - Battle of the Little Bighorn: 7th Cavalry under Lieutenant Colonel (sometime Brevet Major General) George Armstrong Custer wiped out by Sioux and Cheyenne, Custer killed
1951 - 1st color TV broadcast-CBS' Arthur Godfrey from NYC to 4 cities

HAPPY BIRTHDAY / ANNIVERSARY TO:

1903 - George Orwell, [Eric A Blair], Bihar, British India, British writer (Animal Farm, 1984), (d. 1950)

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2006 - Actress Nicole Kidman (45) weds country music singer-songwriter Keith Urban (44) at Cardinal Ceretti Memorial Chapel in Manly, Australia

GOODBYE TO:

2009 - Michael Jackson, American recording artist, entertainer and King of Pop music (The Jackson 5, Thriller, Dangerous) dies of cardiac arrest at 50
2009 - Farrah Fawcett, American actress and pop culture figure (b.1947)

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