TODAY IN HISTORY - June 16th

1903 - Ford Motors under Henry Ford incorporates
1903 - Pepsi Cola company forms
1960 - "Psycho" opens in NY
1966 - "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-in" debuts on NBC-TV
1980 - "Blues Brothers" premieres in Chicago

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY / ANNIVERSARY TO:

1829 - Geronimo, Apache leader (d. 1909)
1890 - Stan Laurel, [Arthur S Jefferson], England, comedian (Laurel & Hardy)
1943 - Actor/comedian Charlie Chaplin (54) marries actress Oona O'Neill (18)

GOODBYE TO:

1959 - George Reeves, actor (Superman, Gone with the Wind), commits suicide by shooting himself in the head at 45
1970 - Brian Piccolo, American football player (b. 1943)

 

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