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Notable Historical Events for June 6th

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

1958Premier Charles de Gaulle says Algeria will always be French

199262nd French Womens Tennis Open: Monica Seles beats Steffi Graf (6-2 3-6 10-8)

1921Southwark Bridge in London is opened to traffic by King George V and Queen Mary.

1976Pat Bradley wins LPGA Girl Talk Golf Classic

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

1992NY Met Eddie Murray sets RBI record by a switch hitter

1965Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Blue Grass Golf Invitational

1960"Steve Allen Show" last airs on NBC-TV

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

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Notable Birthdays on June 6th

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

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

1987Daniel Logan, Auckland, New Zealand actor (Boba Fett-Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones)

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

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Notable Weddings on June 6th

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

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

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Notable Deaths on June 6th

1946Gerhart Hauptmann, writer, dies at 83

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

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

1961Carl Gustav Jung, Swiss Psychiatrist, dies at 85

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