TODAY IN HISTORY - June 5th:

1952 - 1st sporting event televised nationally-Walcott vs Charles boxing
1998 - A strike begins at the General Motors parts factory in Flint, Michigan, that quickly spreads to five other assembly plants (the strike lasted seven weeks).
2013 - 47th Country Music Association Award: George Strait, Miranda Lambert & Blake Shelton wins

HAPPY BIRTHDAY / HAPPY ANNIVERSARY TO:

1967 - Ron Livingston, American actor
1971 - Mark Wahlberg, Boston, Massachusetts
1982 - Actor Michael Keaton (30) weds actress Caroline McWilliams (37)
1993 - Singer Mariah Carey weds Tommy Mottola, CEO (Sony Music)
1999 - Actress Reese Witherspoon (23) weds actor Ryan Phillippe (24) at the Old Wide Awake Plantation along the Sono River in Charleston, South Carolina

GOODBYE TO:

2004 - Ronald Reagan, 40th US President, Governor of California and radio and film actor, dies aged 93

To see more historical events that happened on June 5th, visit:  www.historyorb.com/day/june/5

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