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Notable Historical Events for June 22nd

1985"Smuggler's Blues" by Glenn Frey peaks at #12

1911King George V crowned king of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Canada, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, and all his realms and territories beyond the sea.

1981John McEnroe exhibits a disgraceful act of misbehavior at Wimbledon

1963"Little" Stevie Wonder (13) releases "Fingertips"

1812Upon learning of plans by the Americans to execute a surprise attack, Laura Secord walks 32 km to warn the British troops, which results in a British surprise victory at the Battle of Beaver Dams

19922 skeletons excavated in Yekaterinburg identified as Tsar Nicholas II & Tsarina Alexandra

1848Barnburners (anti-slavery) party nominates Martin Van Buren for Pres

1993Wilson Pickett plead guilty to auto assault due to drunk driving

1944US President Franklin Roosevelt signs "GI Bill of Rights" (Servicemen's Readjustment Act)

1921Paavo Nurmi runs world record 10,000m (30:40.2)

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Notable Birthdays on June 22nd

1971Mary Lynn Rajskub, Trenton, Michigan, American actress (Chloe O'Brian-24)

1903John Dillinger, Indianapolis Indiana, notorious bank robber

1964Dan Brown, Exeter, New Hampshire, American author of thriller fiction (The Da Vinci Code)

1947"Pistol" Pete Maravich, Aliquippa Pennsylvania, NBA star (Atlanta Hawks)

1949Meryl Streep, Summit, New Jersey, American actress (French Lieutenant's Woman, Sophie's Choice)

1918Cicely Saunders, Barnet, Hertfordshire, English Nurse, physician and writer who founded the first modern hospice (d. 2005)

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Notable Weddings on June 22nd

2003Actor Adam Sandler (36) weds actress-model Jackie Titone (28) at Dick Clark's oceanfront in Malibu, California

1958NBA forward Elgin Baylor (23) weds Ruby Saunder at Mt Olive Baptist Church in Washington, DC

2011British actor best known as British secret agent "James Bond" Daniel Craig (43) weds film and theatre actress Rachel Weisz (41) at a private ceremony in New York

2013Star Wars creator George Lucas (69) weds Dreamworks Animation chairman Mellody Hobson (44) at Lucas' Skywalker Ranch in Marin County, California

1969Writer and producer R. L. Stine (25) weds editor Jane Waldhorn

1894Harry Houdini marries Bessie Rahner

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Notable Deaths on June 22nd

1987Fred Astaire, actor/dancer (Royal Wedding, Let's Dance), dies at 88

1969Judy Garland, actress (Wizard of Oz, Easter Parade), dies at 47 of an overdose

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