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Notable Historical Events for June 1st

1985Weird Al Yankovic released his Dare To Be Stupid LP

1862General Robert E. Lee assumes command after Joe Johnston is injured at Seven Pines

1980Beth Daniel wins LPGA Golden Lights Golf Championshipship

198632nd LPGA Championship won by Pat Bradley

1670English King Charles II & French King Louis XIV sign secret anti-Dutch treaty

1975California Angel Nolan Ryan 4th no-hitter beats Balt Orioles, 1-0

1966George Harrison is impressed by Ravi Shankar's concert in London

1925Lou Gehrig replaces Wally Pipp (1st of record 2130 consec games)

1918Canadian ace Billy Bishop downs 6 aircrafts over a three-day span, including German ace Paul Bilik, reclaiming his top scoring title from James McCudden

1985"Just A Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody" by David Lee Roth hits #12

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Notable Birthdays on June 1st

1974Alanis Nadine Morisette, vocalist (Jagged Little Pill)

1937Morgan Freeman, Memphis Tennessee, Academy award winning actor (Driving Mrs Daisy, Glory)

1801Brigham Young, Whitingham Vermont, American religious leader (Mormon church)

1926Marilyn Monroe, [Norma Jean Mortenson], LA, actress (Some Like It Hot)

1973Heidi Klum, Bergisch Gladbach, North Rhine-Westphalia, German supermodel

1961Paul Coffey, Weston Ontario, NHL forward (Oilers, Penguins, Red Wings)

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Notable Weddings on June 1st

1889Architect Frank Lloyd Wright (21) weds socialite Catherine Tobin

1933Charlie Chaplin (44) weds Paulette Goddard (22)

1941Actress Gene Tierney (20) weds fashion designer Oleg Cassini (28)

1985Country singer Merle Haggard (48) weds fourth wife Debbie Parret

1949Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz wed for the second time

1896Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw (41) marries Charlotte Frances Payne-Townshend (41)in Covent Garden, London.

1963Actor Rod Taylor (33) weds model Mary Hilem (25) at Westwood Community Methodist Church in Hollywood

2013Singer Diana DeGarmo (26) weds singer Ace Young (33) at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard hotel in Los Angeles

1997Grammy Award-winning singer Kenny Rogers (59) weds Wanda Miller (31) at his ranch in Athens, Georgia

1972Serial killer John Wayne Gacy (30) weds second wife Carole Hoff

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Notable Deaths on June 1st

1868James Buchanan, 15th US president (1857-61), dies at 77

1971Reinhold Niebuhr, American theologist (Nature & Destiny of Man), dies at 78

1872James Gordon Bennett, Sr., American newspaper publisher (New York Herald), dies at 76

1965Curly Lambeau, first coach of the Green Bay Packers, dies of a heart attack at 67

2005George Mikan, American basketball player, dies at 80

1968Helen Keller, blind & deaf/author (Let us Have Faith), dies at 87

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