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June 29th In Pop Culture History

1613 - The Globe Theatre in London burned to the ground.

1889 - Hyde Park and several other Illinois townships voted to be annexed by Chicago, forming the largest United States city in area and second largest in population.

1956 - The Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956 was signed, officially creating the United States Interstate Highway System.

1967 - Actress Jayne Mansfield died in car crash on Interstate 90, east of New Orleans, Louisiana.

1974 #1 Hit June 29, 1974 - July 5, 1974: Gordon Lightfoot - Sundown

1974 - Mikhail Baryshnikov defected from the Soviet Union to Canada while on tour with the Kirov Ballet.

1995 - STS-71 Mission; Atlantis Space Shuttle docked with the Russian space station Mir for the first time.

1998 - The Lifetime Movie Network made its debut.

2002 #1 Hit June 29, 2002 - August 16, 2002: Nelly - Hot in Herre

2007 - Apple released its first mobile phone, the iPhone.

2014 The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS/ISIL) self-declared its caliphate in Syria and northern Iraq.

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