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June 25th History

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June 25th In Pop Culture History

1867 - Barbed wire was patented (#66,182) by Lucien B. Smith of Kent, Ohio.

1876 - Native American forces, led by Chiefs Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull, defeated the US Army troops lead by Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer in a battle near southern Montana's Little Bighorn River.

1910 - The US Congress passed the Mann Act, which prohibited interstate transport of females for "immoral purposes."

1910 - Igor Stravinsky's ballet The Firebird premiered in Paris,

1914 - The Greal Salem Fire, Massachusettes

1944 - The final page of the comic strip Krazy Kat was published, months after the author, George Herriman died.

1947 - The Diary of a Young Girl (better known as The Diary of Anne Frank) was published.

1949 - The cartoon classic, Long-Haired Hare starring Bugs Bunny, was released in theaters.

1966 #1 Hit June 25, 1966 - July 8, 1966: The Beatles - Paperback Writer

1967 - The special Our World was the first live worldwide "via satellite" TV broadcast, transmitting to 30 countries via the BBC. The Beatles closed the show ith All You Need Is Love. Performers include Mick Jagger, opera singer Maria Callas, Vienna Boys' Choir, Keith Richards, Keith Moon, Eric Clapton, Pattie Harrison, Jane Asher, Graham Nash, and others. The show lasted 2 and a half hours.

June 25, 19** (fiction) Clark Kent was adopted By Martha and Jonathan Kent, Superman, DC Comics

1977 #1 Hit June 25, 1977 - July 1, 1977: Marvin Gaye - Got to Give It Up (Part 1)

1978 - The rainbow flag, representing gay pride, was flown for the first time in the San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Parade.

1988 #1 Hit June 25, 1988 - July 1, 1988: Debbie Gibson - Foolish Beat

1996 - The Khobar Towers bombing in Saudi Arabia killed 19 US servicemen.

June 25, 1998 - Microsoft Windows 98 was released.

2009 - Michael Jackson died after suffering from cardiac arrest caused by a fatal combination of drugs given to him by his personal doctor, Conrad Murray.

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Now You Know...

Alex Toth (1928)
George Michael (1963)
George Orwell (1903)
Dikembe Mutumbo (1966)

There are two theories to arguing with women.

Neither one works



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