Clio In Time

June, 2017

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June 1, 1967 The Beatles release their album, "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band."
Movie: The Beatles-Magical Mystery Tour (1967) - John Lennon
Book: Robert Freeman, The Beatles: A Private View

June 2, 1953 Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, watches as her daughter is crowned as Elizabeth II.
Movie: Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother (1994) - Documentary
Book: Hugh Massingberd et al., Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother: Woman of the Century

June 3, 1098 Antioch falls to Christian armies in the First Crusade.
Movie: The Crusades (1935) Loretta Young
Book: Amin Maalouf et al., The Crusades Through Arab Eyes

June 4, 1942 During The Battle of Midway, four Japanese carriers are destroyed in intense fighting.
Movie: Midway (1976) Henry Fonda, Charlton Heston
Book: Gordon Prange, Miracle at Midway

June 5, 1947 Sec. of State George Marshall proposes plan to rebuild Europe after devastation of World War II.
Movie: General George C. Marshall (2000) - Documentary
Book: Ed Cray, General of the Army

June 6, 1944 Allied troops land on the coast of Normandy, beginning a push to Berlin.
Move: D Day: Normandy Invasion (1988)
Book: Anthony Kemp, D-Day and the Invasion of Normandy (Discoveries)

June 7, 1939 George VI visits Niagara Falls becoming first British monarch to officially visit the United States,
although his ancestor, William IV briefly visited New York before becoming king.
Movie: Crown and Country (1999)
Book: Michael Thornton, Royal Feud

June 8, 1845 Andrew Jackson, seventh President of the United States, dies in Tennessee.
Movie: Andrew Jackson (1996) - Documentary
Book: Robert Vincent Remini, The Life of Andrew Jackson

June 9, 1973 Secretariat wins Triple Crown in horse racing.
Movie: The Life and Time of a Secretariat - An American Racing Legend (1990) - Documentary
Book: William Nack, Secretariat: The Making of a Champion

June 10, 1898 United States Marines land at Guatanamo Bay in Cuba during the Spanish American War.
Movie: Crucible of Empire: The Spanish American War (1999) - Documentary
Book: David F. Trask, The War With Spain in 1898

June 11, 1959 D.H. Lawrence's novel, Lady Chatterley's Lover, is banned from the United States mail.
Movie: Lady Chatterley's Lover (1981) Just Jaeckin
Book: D.H. Lawrence, Lady Chatterley's Lover

June 12, 1963 Cleopatra, starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, opens in American theaters.
Movie: Cleopatra (1963) Elizabeth Taylor
Book: Margaret George, The Memoirs of Cleopatra ~ A Novel

June 13, 1966 United States Supreme Court holds in Miranda v. State of Arizona case that suspects must be informed of their rights before arrest.
Movie: Crime and Punishment in America (N/A)
Book: Gail Blasser Riley, Miranda v. Arizona: Rights of the Accused (Landmark Supreme Court Cases)

June 14, 1801 General and traitor, Benedict Arnold, who attempted to turn West Point over to the British during the American Revolution, dies in London.
Movie: Benedict Arnold (1995) - Documentary
Book: James Kirby, Benedict Arnold, Revolutionary Hero: An American Warrior Reconsidered

June 15, 1215 King John accepts the Magna Carta, the great charter presented to him by his rebellious barons.
Movie: History of Britain, A: 3500 B.C. - 1603 A.D. (2000) - Documentary
Book: Kate Norgate, John Lackland

June 16, 1966 Man of La Mancha wins a Tony Award as best musical of 1965-1966.
Movie: Man of la Mancha (1972) Peter O'Toole
Book: Dale Wasserman et al., Man of La Mancha

June 17, 1779 Francis Drake claims area around modern San Francisco for Queen Elizabeth I.
Movie: Great Adventurers: Sir Francis Drake - Voyage Around the World (1999) - Documentary
Book: Harry Kelsey, Sir Francis Drake: The Queen's Pirate

June 18, 1815 Allied Armies defeat Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo, a village near Brussels, Belgium.
Movie: Campaigns of Napoleon: 1815 -The Battle of Waterloo (1999)
Book: Mark Adkin, The Waterloo Companion: The Complete Guide to History's Most Famous Land Battle

June 19, 1953 Julius and Ethel Rosenberg are executed for espionage against the United States.
Movie: Landmark American Trials: Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (2000)
Book: Francis Moss, The Rosenberg Espionage Case (Famous Trials)

June 20, 1893 Lizzie Borden is acquitted of murdering her father and step mother in Fall River, Massachusetts.
Movie: Lizzie Borden (1995) - Documentary
Book: Elizabeth Engstrom, Lizzie Borden ~ Novel

June 21, 1942 Field Marshal Irwin Rommel captures Tobruk in North Africa taking 30,000 British prisoners.
Movie: The Nazis - Rommel (1996) - Documentary
Book: Samuel W. Mitcham, Rommel's Greatest Victory: The Desert Fox and the Fall of Tobruk Spring 1942

June 22, 1941 Germany invades Russia, establishing an eastern front in World War II.
Movie: World War II: The Eastern Front ( 2000) - Documentary
Book: John Erickson, The Eastern Front in Photographs

June 23, 1845 The Texas Legislature votes for annexation by the United States, ending almost a decade as an independent Republic.
Movie: U.S. Mexican War (1998)- Documentary
Book: Anson Jones, Republic of Texas: Its History and Annexation

June 24, 1497 John Cabot, sailing for Henry VII of England, discovers Newfoundland.
Movie: Exploring Under Sail: Voyages to Newfoundland and Frostbite Sailing (1999) - Documentary
Book: Peter Edward Pope, The Many Landfalls of John Cabot

June 25, 1906 Harry K. Thaw, a wealthy playboy, shoots and kills famous architect Stanford White in Madison Square Garden Roof Restaurant, over a love triangle.
Movie: The Girl in the Velvet Swing (1955) Joan Collins
Book: Paul R. Baker, Stanny: The Gilded Life of Stanford White

June 26, 1917 First United States troops arrive in France to fight in World War I.
Movie: World War I-Death of Glory (2001) - Documentary
Book: Don Lawson, The United States in World War I; The Story of General John J. Pershing and the American Expeditionary Forces

June 27, 1950 Harry S. Truman orders United States troops into Korea.
Movie: 20th Century with Mike Wallace - Korea: The Forgotten War (1999) - Documentary
Book: T. R. Fehrenbach, This Kind of War: The Classic Korean War History

June 28, 1914 Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria is assassinated in Serbia, triggering the start of WW I.
Movie: The Guns of August (1964) - Documentary
Book: Barbara W. Tuchman (Preface), Robert K. Massie, The Guns of August

June 29, 1613 The Globe Theatre in London is destroyed by fire.
Movie: William Shakespeare: A Life of Drama (1997) - Documentary
Book: J. R. Mulryne et al., Shakespeare's Globe Rebuilt

June 30, 1924 Albert B. Fall, former Secretary of the Interior, is indicted by a Federal grand jury for crimes involving the leasing of the Tea Pot Dome's oil reserves in Wyoming.
Movie: Age of Ballyhoo (1991) -Documentary
Book: David H. Stratton, Tempest over Teapot Dome: The Story of Albert B. Fall.

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