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June 22nd In Pop Culture History

1633 - The Holy Office in Rome forced Galileo Galilei to recant his view that the Sun, not the Earth, is the center of the Universe

1870 - US Congress created the United States Department of Justice.

1937 - Joe Louis won the world heavyweight boxing title when he defeated Jim Braddock.

1942 - Pledge of Allegiance was formally adopted by Congress.

June 22, 1943 (fiction) Steve Rogers recieved the 'Super Soldier Serum', Marvel Cinematic Universe

1950 - The publication 'Red Channels: The Report of Communist Influence in Radio and Television' listed many suspected communists in American media, including Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, Lena Horne, Pete Seeger, Artie Shaw and Orson Welles.

1968 #1 Hit June 22, 1968 - July 19, 1968: Herb Alpert - This Guy's in Love with You

1969 - Cleveland, Ohio's Cuyahoga River caught fire.

1976 - Broadway - Godspell (Musical) opened on June 22, 1976

1978 - Pluto's Moon Charon was discovered by James W. Christy, at the Naval Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona.

1985 #1 Hit June 22, 1985 - July 5, 1985: Bryan Adams - Heaven

2001 - The Fast and the Furious was released in theaters.

2009 - Eastman Kodak Company announced that it would discontinue sales of the Kodachrome Color Film.

2013 #1 Hit June 22, 2013 - September 13, 2013: Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell - Blurred Lines

June 22nd Celebrity Birthdays

Now You Know...

Carson Daly (1973)
Meryl Streep (1949)
Donald Faison (1947)
Steven Page (1970)
Dan Brown (1964)
Graham Greene (1952)
Lindsay Wagner (1949)
Bruce Campbell (1958)
Cyndi Lauper (1953)
Todd Rundgren (1948)
Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it .

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