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Notable Historical Events for June 6th

1923Gangster Albert Anastasia is convicted of illegal possession of a firearm and sentenced to two years in prison

198757th French Womens Tennis Open: Steffi Graf beats M Navratilova (6-4 4-6 8-6)

198555th French Womens Tennis: Chris Evert beats Navratilova (63 67 75)

1983Li Xiannian becomes pres/Deng Xiaoping supreme commander of China PR

1971Willie Mays hits record 22nd & last extra inning HR

198151st French Womens Tennis: Hana Mandlikova beats Sylvia Hanika (62 64)

1938Sigmund Freud arrives in London

1968Senator robert kennedy dies from his wounds after he was shot the previous night.

1975Nolan Ryan's bid for 2nd no-hitter broken in 6th inning

1993Jane Geddes wins LPGA Oldsmobile Golf Classic

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Notable Birthdays on June 6th

1965Cam Neely, Comox British Columbia, NHL forward (Boston Bruins)

1868Robert Falcon Scott, Plymouth, British leader of ill-fated south pole expedition

1956Bjorn Borg, Sodertlage Sweden, tennis champ (Wimbledon 1976-79)

1875Thomas Mann, Germany, novelist (Magic Mountain-Nobel 1929)

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Notable Weddings on June 6th

1942"The Thin Man" actress Myrna Loy (36) weds John Hertz Jr. in New York City

1967Country singer John Denver (23) weds psychotherapist Annie Martell at the Christ Chapel in St. Peter, Minnesota

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Notable Deaths on June 6th

1946Gerhart Hauptmann, writer, dies at 83

1891John A. Macdonald, 1st Prime Minister of Canada (b. 1815)

1976J. Paul Getty, oil magnate/billionaire, dies at 83

1979Jack Haley, American actor (The Wizard of Oz), dies of a heart attack at 80

2005Anne Bancroft, American actress, dies from uterine cancer at 73

1961Carl Gustav Jung, Swiss Psychiatrist, dies at 85

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