TODAY IN HISTORY - June 6th:

1850 - Levi Strauss make his 1st pair of blue jeans
1933 - 1st drive-in theater opens (Camden NJ)
1955 - Bill Haley & Comets, "Rock Around the Clock" hits #1
1969 - Joe Namath resigns from NFL after Pete Rozelle, football commissioner, said he must sell his stake in a bar
1987 - NY Yankees play their 13,000th game

HAPPY BIRTHDAY / ANNIVERSARY TO:

1976 - Pittsburgh Steelers quaterback Terry Bradshaw (27) weds ice skater Jo Jo Starbuck (25) at Bel-Air Hotel in Los Angeles

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GOODBYE TO:

1968 - Robert Kennedy, (Sn-D-NY), assassinated in LA by Sirhan Sirhan at 42
1976 - J. Paul Getty, oil magnate/billionaire, dies at 83

 

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