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1973, largest LGBTQ massacre in U.S. history (until Orlando Massacre) at the UpStairs Lounge in New Orleans. During Pride Weekend, attacker burned bld'g., killing 32 people. Read more & hear interview ⬇️.
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Porkchop Branch 2h
-June 24, 1989 - Rosanne Cash topped the country chart with a cover of The Beatles’ "I Don't Want to Spoil The Party." The Lennon-McCartney composition was the B-side of "Eight Days a Week". "I Don't Want to Spoil the Party" went as high as...
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Porkchop Branch Jun 23
"- June 23, 1962- Ray Charles' classic album "Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music" begins a 14 week run at Number 1 on the Billboard Top Album chart. The album was critically acclaimed and broke record sales across the country. Although...
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WLHR921 Jun 23
- June 23, 1956 - Ray Price spent the first of 20 weeks at number one on Billboard with "Crazy Arms".
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Digital Vasari 18h
in 1983 was run the first successful test of the distributed Domain Name System (DNS) by Paul Mockapetris and Jon Postel. This automated process was to take over failing Arpanet and CSnet protocols because those relied on address books.
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Sarah Sundin 18h
Today in History: June 23, 1944: US Eighth Air Force establishes Project Aphrodite, which will attempt to use remote control to guide unmanned, war-weary planes loaded with bombs to targets. [Photo: Project Aphrodite B-17]
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Porkchop Branch Jun 22
- June 22, 1996 - Tracy Lawrence kicked off a three-week run at number one with "Time Marches On". Both Ronnie Dunn and Alan Jackson supposedly had the song on hold to cut on upcoming projects.Bobby Braddock who wrote the...
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FRSO | Freedom Road Socialist Organization 22h
June 23, 1947 – Congress overrides President Truman's veto and passes the anti-union and anti-communist Taft-Hartley Act. Many Democrats joined with Republican lawmakers to pass the bill and curb the power of unions.
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Porkchop Branch Jun 21
- June 21, 1955 - Johnny Cash released his first single, “Cry Cry Cry,”for Sun Records.
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Ken Mist Jun 18
- June 18, 1971 - Southwest Airlines commenced operations.
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WLHR921 Jun 22
- June 22, 1996 - kicked off a three-week run at number one with "Time Marches On".
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365History Jun 18
This Day in History 18 June 1815 At the Battle of Waterloo Napoleon was defeated by an international army under the Duke of Wellington.
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National Army Museum Jun 21
1999, GEN Eric K. Shinseki, a wounded combat veteran of Vietnam, becomes the 34th Chief of Staff, U.S. Army. He is the first Japanese-American to serve as Chief of Staff.
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Ken Mist Jun 18
- June 18, 1981 - First flight of the Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk, an American single-seat, twin-engine stealth attack aircraft that was developed by Lockheed's secretive Skunk Works division and operated by the United States Air Force (USAF).
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WGNTV Jun 16
1980 Jake and Elwood hit the big screen, as the Blues Brothers premiered. On the Mt. Rushmore of movies, it went on to gross $58 million dollars as the box office. Here is the definitive of the movie:
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WLHR921 Jun 15
- June 15, 1963 - Buck Owens picked up his first number one hit for "Act Naturally".
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FRSO | Freedom Road Socialist Organization Jun 22
June 22, 1941 – Nazi Germany begins Operation Barbarossa, invading the Soviet Union during World War II. Over four million soldiers of the Axis powers invaded the USSR along a 1,800 mile front, the largest invasion in the history of warfare.
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Porkchop Branch Jun 17
-June 17, 1978-Emmylou Harris takes the Delbert McClinton-written "Two More Bottles Of Wine" to #1 on the Billboard country singles chart.
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MankaBros 13h
in - June 23, 1916 - Khan Manka (Sr.) loses his beloved pet lion, "Slats," to Samuel Goldwyn in one hand of poker. Slats would go on to become MGM's iconic Leo The Lion
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Tara Ross 22h
On or around this day in 1781, two women take a huge risk for the Patriot cause. Grace & Rachel Martin dressed in their husbands' clothes & waylaid men carrying secret British papers. MORE: Stay tuned for more on the forthcoming book!
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