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Notable Historical Events for June 8th

1961Milwaukee sets record of 4 consecutive HRs (Eddie Mathews, Hank Aaron, Joe Adcock & Frank Thomas)

1935Lou Gehrig collides with Carl Reynolds & leaves the game

2007Jazz legend Oscar Peterson is forced to cancel his appearance at the Carnegie Hall all-star performance (held in his honour), owing to illness

1982US President Reagan addresses joint session of British Parliament

199226th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson & Garth Brooks

1921Babe Ruth arrested for speeding, fined $100, & held in jail until 4 PM

198050th French Womens Tennis: Chris Evert beats Virginia Ruzici (60 63)

1789James Madison introduces a proposed Bill of Rights in the U.S. House of Representatives.

1976Bobby Orr signs a five-year contract with the Chicago Blackhawks

1977Nolan Ryan notches his 4th career 19-strikeout game

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Notable Birthdays on June 8th

1916Francis Crick, English molecular biologist who co-discovered DNA's structure and Nobel laureate (1962)

1867Frank Lloyd Wright, Richland Center Wisc, master builder (Guggenheim)

1899Noel Wien, Lake Nebagamon Wisconsin, aviation pioneer (Wien Air Alaska)

1978Maria Menounos, Medford, Massachusetts, 1996 Miss Massachusetts Teen USA

1927Jerry Stiller, Brooklyn New York, American comedian (Frank Constanza-Seinfeld)

1977Kanye West, Atlanta, Georgia, American rapper and record producer

1955Tim Berners-Lee, English internet developer

1925Barbara Pierce Bush, Flushing, New York, US First Lady (1989-93)

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Notable Weddings on June 8th

1974NBA forward Jerry Lucas (34) weds second wife Sharalee Beard

1977Retired NBA player Bill Russell (43) weds 1968 Miss USA Dorothy Anstett

2002Five-times Wimbledon champion Bjorn Borg (46) weds real estate broker Patricia Ostfeldt (35) near Stockholm

1927Painter Marcel Duchamp (39) weds Lydie Sarazin-Lavassor

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Notable Deaths on June 8th

1809Thomas Paine, English/American writer (Age of Reason, Common Sense), dies at 72

1924George Leigh Mallory, English mountain climber (climbing accident) (b. 1886)

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