Today In History June 20th

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Following a sensational Massachusetts murder trial, Lizzie Borden, 32, is cleared of charges that she killed her father and stepmother with multiple blows from a hatchet. Borden will never shake off the notoriety, however, inspiring a gruesome folk rhyme still sung today.


A drive-by shooter unloads nine rounds through the front window of a Beverly Hills home, instantly killing notorious gangster Bugsy Siegel. A founder of the small but promising Las Vegas casino scene, the pal of movie stars and moguls, and head of the Mafia’s west coast syndicate, is dead at 41.


Twenty-nine-year-old Steven Spielberg’s second movie faced myriad production problems, including budget overruns and mechanical snafus in the title character, but ‘Jaws‘ makes waves at ticket counters, chewing up previous box office records, and launching the summer blockbuster era.


Nicole Kidman  1967

Nicole Mary Kidman AC is an Australian-American actress and producer.

Lionel Richie  1949

Lionel Brockman Richie Jr. is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer.

Brian Wilson. 1942

Brian Douglas Wilson is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer who co-founded the Beach Boys.


  1. Wow, I hadn’t realised Spielberg was only 29 at the time of making Jaws. Impressive! And it goes to show to power of perseverance & overcoming obstacles when the film went on to be such an infamous classic.x

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