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June 21st - Happy Birthday to Chris Pratt


Today is Thursday, June 21, the 173rd day of 2012. There are 193 days left in the year.

Today's Highlights in History:
On June 21, 1942, German forces led by Generaloberst (Colonel General) Erwin Rommel captured the Libyan city of Tobruk during World War II. (Following his victory, Rommel was promoted to Field Marshal; Tobruk was retaken by the Allies in November 1942.) An Imperial Japanese submarine fired 17 shells at Fort Stevens on the Oregon coast, causing little damage. It was one of only a handful of attacks by the Japanese against the United States mainland.

On this date:
In 217 BC, The Romans, led by Gaius Flaminius, are ambushed and defeated by Hannibal at the Battle of Lake Trasimene.
In 1307, Külüg Khan is enthroned as Khagan of the Mongols and Wuzong of the Yuan.
In 1529, French forces were driven out of northern Italy by Spain at the Battle of Landriano during the War of the League of Cognac.
In 1582, Japanese daimyo Oda Nobunaga is forced to commit suicide in Honnō-ji, Kyoto.
In 1621, Execution of 27 Czech noblemen on the Old Town Square in Prague as a consequence of the Battle of White Mountain.
In 1734, In Montreal in New France, a slave known by the French name of Marie-Joseph Angélique is put to death, having been convicted of setting the fire that destroyed much of the city.
In 1749, Halifax, Nova Scotia, is founded.
In 1768, James Otis, Jr. offends the King and Parliament in a speech to the Massachusetts General Court.
In 1788, New Hampshire ratifies the Constitution of the United States and is admitted as the 9th state in the United States.
In 1791, King Louis XVI of France and his immediate family begin the Flight to Varennes during the French Revolution.
In 1798, Irish Rebellion of 1798: The British Army defeats Irish rebels at the Battle of Vinegar Hill.
In 1813, Peninsular War: Battle of Vitoria.
In 1824, Greek War of Independence: Egyptian forces capture Psara in the Aegean Sea.
In 1826, Maniots defeat Egyptians under Ibrahim Pasha in the Battle of Vergas.
In 1834, Cyrus Hall McCormick received a patent for his reaping machine.
In 1848, In the Wallachian Revolution, Ion Heliade Rădulescu and Christian Tell issue the Proclamation of Islaz and create a new republican government.
In 1854, The first Victoria Cross is awarded during the bombardment of Bomarsund in the Åland Islands.
In 1861, American Civil War: The Battle of Jerusalem Plank Road begins.
In 1864, New Zealand Land Wars: The Tauranga Campaign ends.
In 1877, The Molly Maguires, ten Irish immigrants convicted of murder, are hanged at the Schuylkill County and Carbon County, Pennsylvania prisons.
In 1898, The United States captures Guam from Spain.
In 1900, Boxer Rebellion. China formally declared war on the United States, Britain, Germany, France and Japan, as an edict issued from the Dowager Empress Cixi.
In 1900, Baron Eduard Toll, leader of the Russian Polar Expedition of 1900, departed Saint Petersburg in Russia on the explorer ship Zarya, never to return.
In 1912, author and critic Mary McCarthy was born in Seattle.
In 1915, The U.S. Supreme Court hands down its decision in Guinn v. United States 238 US 347 1915, striking down an Oklahoma law denying the right to vote to some citizens.
In 1919, The Royal Canadian Mounted Police fire a volley into a crowd of unemployed war veterans, killing two, during the Winnipeg General Strike.
In 1919, Admiral Ludwig von Reuter scuttles the German fleet in Scapa Flow, Orkney. The nine sailors killed are the last casualties of World War I.
In 1929, An agreement brokered by U.S. Ambassador Dwight Whitney Morrow ends the Cristero War in Mexico.
In 1930, One-year conscription comes into force in France.
In 1932, heavyweight Max Schmeling lost a title fight rematch in New York by decision to Jack Sharkey, prompting Schmeling's manager, Joe Jacobs, to exclaim: "We was robbed!"
In 1940, France signs an armistice with Germany at Compiègne.
In 1940, The first successful west-to-east navigation of Northwest Passage begins at Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
In 1945, World War II: The Battle of Okinawa ends when the organized resistance of Imperial Japanese Army forces collapses in the Mabuni area on the southern tip of the main island.
In 1948, the Republican national convention opened in Philadelphia. (The delegates ended up choosing Thomas E. Dewey to be their presidential nominee.)
In 1948, Columbia Records introduces the long-playing record album in a public demonstration at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York, New York.
In 1952, The Philippine School of Commerce, through a republic act, is converted to Philippine College of Commerce, later to be the Polytechnic University of the Philippines.
In 1957, Ellen Fairclough is sworn in as Canada's first woman Cabinet Minister.
In 1963, Cardinal Giovanni Battista Montini was chosen to succeed the late Pope John XXIII; the new pope took the name Paul VI.
In 1964, civil rights workers Michael H. Schwerner, Andrew Goodman and James E. Chaney were murdered in Philadelphia, Miss.; their bodies were found buried in an earthen dam six weeks later.
In 1970, former Indonesian President Sukarno died at 69.
In 1970, Penn Central declares Section 77 bankruptcy, largest ever US corporate bankruptcy up to this date.
In 1973, In handing down the decision in Miller v. California 413 US 15, the Supreme Court of the United States establishes the Miller Test for obscenity in U.S. law.
In 1977, Bülent Ecevit, of CHP forms the new government of Turkey.
In 1982, a jury in Washington D.C. found John Hinckley Jr. not guilty by reason of insanity in the shootings of President Ronald Reagan and three other men.
In 1989, a sharply divided Supreme Court ruled that burning the American flag as a form of political protest was protected by the First Amendment.
In 1997, the WNBA made its debut as the New York Liberty defeated the host Los Angeles Sparks 67-57.
In 2000, Section 28 (of the Local Government Act 1988), outlawing the 'promotion' of homosexuality in the United Kingdom, is repealed in Scotland with a 99 to 17 vote.
In 2001, A federal grand jury in Alexandria, Virginia, indicts 13 Saudis and a Lebanese in the 1996 bombing of the Khobar Towers in Saudi Arabia that killed 19 American servicemen.
In 2004, SpaceShipOne becomes the first privately funded spaceplane to achieve spaceflight.
In 2005, 41 years to the day after three civil rights workers were beaten and shot to death, Edgar Ray Killen, an 80-year-old former Ku Klux Klansman, was found guilty of manslaughter in a Mississippi court. (Killen was sentenced to 60 years in prison.)
In 2006, Pluto's newly discovered moons are officially named Nix & Hydra.
In 2009, Greenland assumes self-rule.

Ten years ago: One of the worst wildfires in Arizona history grew to 128,000 acres, forcing thousands of homeowners near the community of Show Low to flee. The United States team was eliminated in the quarterfinals of the World Cup in South Korea, losing 1-0 to Germany.

Five years ago: Assistant Secretary of State Christopher Hill, the chief U.S. nuclear envoy, made a rare trip to North Korea in a surprise bid to accelerate international efforts to press the communist government to abandon its nuclear weapons program. Bob Evans, creator of his namesake restaurant chain, died in Cleveland at age 89.

One year ago: Amid street protests, Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou survived a confidence vote. Defending national champion South Carolina tied the record for consecutive NCAA tournament wins with a 7-1 victory over Virginia at the College World Series.

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Today's Birthdays: Composer Lalo Schifrin is 80. Actor Bernie Kopell is 79. Actor Monte Markham is 77. Songwriter Don Black is 74. Actress Mariette Hartley is 72. Comedian Joe Flaherty is 71. Rock singer-musician Ray Davies (The Kinks) is 68. Actress Meredith Baxter is 65. Actor Michael Gross is 65. Rock musician Joe Molland (Badfinger) is 65. Rock musician Don Airey (Deep Purple) is 64. Country singer Leon Everette is 64. Rock musician Joey Kramer (Aerosmith) is 62. Rock musician Nils Lofgren is 61. Actress Robyn Douglass is 59. Actor Leigh McCloskey is 57. Cartoonist Berke Breathed is 55. Country singer Kathy Mattea is 53. Actor Marc Copage is 50. Actress Sammi Davis is 48. Actor Doug Savant is 48. Country musician Porter Howell is 48. Actor Michael Dolan is 47. Writer-director Larry Wachowski is 47. Actress Paula Irvine is 44. Rapper/producer Pete Rock is 42. Country singer Allison Moorer is 40. Actress Juliette Lewis is 39. Musician Justin Cary is 37. Rock musician Mike Einziger (Incubus) is 36. Actor Chris Pratt is 33. Rock singer Brandon Flowers is 31. Britain's Prince William is 30. Pop singer Kris Allen ("American Idol") is 27. Actor Jascha Washington is 23. Pop singer Rebecca Black is 15.

Notable birthdays, June 21:
1919, Paolo Soleri, Italian-born American architect
1930, Mike McCormack, American professional football player
1931, Margaret Heckler, American politician, former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services
1938, Ron Ely, American actor
1941, Lyman Ward, Canadian actor
1942, Dan Henning, American football player
1959, Tom Chambers, American basketball player
1959, Marcella Detroit, American singer and songwriter (Shakespear's Sister)
1960, Kevin Harlan, American sportscaster
1961, Kip Winger, American singer and guitarist (Winger)
1961, Manu Chao, French multi-instrumentalist (Mano Negra)
1961, Sascha Konietzko, German singer and synth player (KMFDM)
1964, Sammi Davis, British actress
1964, David Morrissey, British actor
1966, Rudi Bakhtiar, American journalist
1967, Jim Breuer, American comedian
1967, Derrick Coleman, American basketball player
1974, Rob Kelly, American football player
1974, Craig Lowndes, Australian racing driver
1976, Antonio Cochran, American football player
1978, Luke Kirby, Canadian actor
1978, Erica Durance, Canadian actress
1978, Jack Guzman, American actor
1980, Richard Jefferson, American basketball player
1981, Garrett Jones, American baseball player
1985, Anthony Morelli, American football player
1986, Lana Del Rey, American singer-songwriter

Born on this day, June 15, passed away:
1002, Pope Leo IX (d. 1054)
1850, Daniel Carter Beard, founder of the Boy Scouts of America (d. 1941)
1889, Ralph Craig, American athlete (d. 1972)
1903, Al Hirschfeld, American caricaturist (d. 2003)
1905, Jean-Paul Sartre, French philosopher and writer, Nobel laureate (declined) (d. 1980)
1906, Helene Costello, American actress (d. 1957)
1912, Mary McCarthy, American writer (d. 1989)
1918, Eddie Lopat, American baseball player (d. 1992)
1921, Judy Holliday, American actress (d. 1965)
1921, Jane Russell, American actress (d. 2011)
1921, William Edwin Self, American actor and television producer (d. 2010)
1925, Maureen Stapleton, American actress (d. 2006)
1932, O.C. Smith, American singer (d. 2001)
1953, Benazir Bhutto, Pakistani politician (d. 2007)
1954, Robert Pastorelli, American actor (d. 2004)

Notable deaths, June 21:
1527, Niccolò Machiavelli, Italian historian and political author (b. 1469)
1591, Aloysius Gonzaga, Italian saint (b. 1568)
1631, John Smith, English explorer (b. c. 1580)
1865, Frances Adeline Seward, wife of United States Secretary of State William H. Seward (b. 1824)
1876, Antonio López de Santa Anna, President of Mexico (b. 1794)
1893, Leland Stanford, American business tycoon and founder of Stanford University (b. 1824)
1934, Thorne Smith, American author (b. 1892)
1964, James Chaney, American civil rights activist (b. 1943)
1964, Andrew Goodman, American civil rights activist (b. 1943)
1964, Michael Schwerner, American civil rights activist (b. 1939)
1969, Maureen Connolly, American tennis player (b. 1934)
1980, Bert Kaempfert, German orchestra leader and songwriter (b. 1923)
1987, Madman Muntz, American entrepreneur, businessman, electrical engineer and TV commercial actor (b. 1914)
1998, Al Campanis, American baseball executive (b. 1916)
2001, John Lee Hooker, American musician (b. 1916)
2001, Carroll O'Connor, American actor (b. 1924)
2003, Roger Neilson, Canadian ice hockey coach (b. 1934)
2003, Leon Uris, American writer (b. 1924)
2007, Bob Evans, American restaurateur (b. 1918)
2008, Scott Kalitta, American drag racer (b. 1962)

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Today is Friday, June 21, the 172nd day of 2013. There are 193 days left in the year. Summer arrived at 12:04 a.m. central time.

Today's Highlight in History:
On June 21, 1963, Cardinal Giovanni Battista Montini was chosen during a conclave of his fellow cardinals to succeed the late Pope John XXIII; the new pope took the name Paul VI.

One year ago: The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously threw out penalties against Fox and ABC television stations that violated the Federal Communications Commission policy regulating curse words and nudity on television, but the justices declined to issue a broader constitutional ruling. Miami's LeBron James capped his title bid with 26 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds in a 121-106 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. Broadway composer-lyricist Richard Adler, 90, died in Southhampton, N.Y.

Today's Birthdays: Composer Lalo Schifrin is 81. Actor Bernie Kopell is 80. Actor Monte Markham is 78. Songwriter Don Black is 75. Actress Mariette Hartley is 73. Comedian Joe Flaherty is 72. Rock singer-musician Ray Davies (The Kinks) is 69. Actress Meredith Baxter is 66. Actor Michael Gross is 66. Rock musician Joe Molland (Badfinger) is 66. Rock musician Don Airey (Deep Purple) is 65. Country singer Leon Everette is 65. Rock musician Joey Kramer (Aerosmith) is 63. Rock musician Nils Lofgren is 62. Actress Robyn Douglass is 60. Actor Leigh McCloskey is 58. Cartoonist Berke Breathed is 56. Country singer Kathy Mattea is 54. Actor Marc Copage is 51. Actress Sammi Davis is 49. Actor Doug Savant is 49. Country musician Porter Howell is 49. Actor Michael Dolan is 48. Writer-director Lana Wachowski is 48. Actress Paula Irvine is 45. Rapper/producer Pete Rock is 43. Country singer Allison Moorer is 41. Actress Juliette Lewis is 40. Musician Justin Cary is 38. Rock musician Mike Einziger (Incubus) is 37. Actor Chris Pratt is 34. Rock singer Brandon Flowers is 32. Britain's Prince William is 31. Pop singer Kris Allen ("American Idol") is 28. Actor Jascha Washington is 24. Pop singer Rebecca Black is 16.

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Today is Saturday, June 21, the 172nd day of 2014. There are 193 days left in the year. Summer arrives at 6:51 a.m. Eastern time.

Today's Highlight in History:
On June 21, 1964, civil rights workers Michael H. Schwerner, Andrew Goodman and James E. Chaney were slain in Philadelphia, Mississippi; their bodies were found buried in an earthen dam six weeks later. (Seven people were convicted of conspiracy in the case; none served more than six years in prison. Edgar Ray "Preacher" Killen, a former Ku Klux Klansman, was convicted of manslaughter on June 21, 2005 and is serving a 60-year sentence.)

Ten years ago: The SpaceShipOne rocket plane punched through Earth's atmosphere, then glided to a landing in California's Mojave Desert in the first privately financed manned spaceflight. Connecticut Gov. John Rowland resigned effective July 1, 2004 amid graft allegations and a federal investigation. (Rowland, who ended up serving 10 months in prison, was succeeded by Lt. Gov. M. Jodi Rell.)

Five years ago: Newsweek reporter Maziar Bahari was among hundreds of people arrested during the Tehran government's crackdown on nationwide protests over Iran's disputed presidential election. (Bahari was released nearly four months later.) Greenland expanded its powers of self-rule on its national day, in a move many residents viewed as a step toward independence from Denmark.

One year ago: A one-page criminal complaint unsealed in federal court accused former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden of espionage and theft of government property in the NSA surveillance case. President Barack Obama nominated James Comey, a top Bush-era Justice official, to head the FBI, succeeding Robert Mueller. The Food Network said it was dropping Paula Deen, barely an hour after the celebrity cook posted the first of two videotaped apologies online begging forgiveness from fans and critics troubled by her admission to having used racial slurs in the past.

Today's Birthdays: Composer Lalo Schifrin is 82. Actor Bernie Kopell is 81. Actor Monte Markham is 79. Songwriter Don Black is 76. Actress Mariette Hartley is 74. Comedian Joe Flaherty is 73. Rock singer-musician Ray Davies (The Kinks) is 70. Actress Meredith Baxter is 67. Actor Michael Gross is 67. Rock musician Joe Molland (Badfinger) is 67. Rock musician Don Airey (Deep Purple) is 66. Country singer Leon Everette is 66. Rock musician Joey Kramer (Aerosmith) is 64. Rock musician Nils Lofgren is 63. Actress Robyn Douglass is 61. Actor Leigh McCloskey is 59. Cartoonist Berke Breathed is 57. Country singer Kathy Mattea is 55. Actor Marc Copage is 52. Actress Sammi Davis is 50. Actor Doug Savant is 50. Country musician Porter Howell is 50. Actor Michael Dolan is 49. Writer-director Lana Wachowski is 49. Actress Paula Irvine is 46. Rapper/producer Pete Rock is 44. Country singer Allison Moorer is 42. Actress Juliette Lewis is 41. Musician Justin Cary is 39. Rock musician Mike Einziger (Incubus) is 38. Actor Chris Pratt is 35. Rock singer Brandon Flowers is 33. Britain's Prince William is 32. Pop singer Kris Allen ("American Idol") is 29. Actor Jascha Washington is 25. Pop singer Rebecca Black is 17.

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Today is Sunday, June 21, the 172nd day of 2015. There are 193 days left in the year. Summer arrives at 12:38 p.m. EDT/11:38 a.m. CDT. This is Father's Day.

Today's Highlight in History:
On June 21, 1788, the United States Constitution went into effect as New Hampshire became the ninth state to ratify it.

Ten years ago: Forty-one years to the day after three civil rights workers were beaten and shot to death in Mississippi, Edgar Ray Killen, an 80-year-old former Ku Klux Klansman, was found guilty of manslaughter. (Killen was sentenced to 60 years in prison.) President George W. Bush met with Vietnamese Prime Minister Phan Van Khai, the highest ranking Vietnamese official to visit the White House since the end of the war. George Hawi, an anti-Syrian Lebanese politician, was killed in Beirut by a bomb placed under his car seat. Cardinal Jaime Sin (HY'-may SEEN), one of Asia's top religious leaders, died at age 76.

Five years ago: Faisal Shahzad (FY'-sul shah-ZAHD'), a Pakistan-born U.S. citizen, pleaded guilty to charges of plotting a failed car bombing in New York's Times Square. (Shahzad was later sentenced to life in prison.)

One year ago: An armed South Korean soldier fled after killing five of his comrades and wounding seven at an outpost near the North Korean border. (The soldier, identified only as Sgt. Yim, was captured two days later.) Gerry Conlon, 60, who was unjustly imprisoned for an Irish Republican Army killing and inspired the Oscar-nominated film "In the Name of the Father," died in Belfast. Jimmy C. Newman, 86, a Grand Ole Opry member known for mixing Cajun and country music, died in Nashville.

Today's Birthdays: Composer Lalo Schifrin is 83. Actor Bernie Kopell is 82. Actor Monte Markham is 80. Songwriter Don Black is 77. Actress Mariette Hartley is 75. Comedian Joe Flaherty is 74. Rock singer-musician Ray Davies (The Kinks) is 71. Actress Meredith Baxter is 68. Actor Michael Gross is 68. Rock musician Joe Molland (Badfinger) is 68. Rock musician Don Airey (Deep Purple) is 67. Country singer Leon Everette is 67. Rock musician Joey Kramer (Aerosmith) is 65. Rock musician Nils Lofgren is 64. Actress Robyn Douglass is 62. Actor Leigh McCloskey is 60. Cartoonist Berke Breathed is 58. Country singer Kathy Mattea is 56. Actor Marc Copage is 53. Actress Sammi Davis is 51. Actor Doug Savant is 51. Country musician Porter Howell is 51. Actor Michael Dolan is 50. Writer-director Lana Wachowski is 50. Actress Paula Irvine is 47. Rapper/producer Pete Rock is 45. Country singer Allison Moorer is 43. Actress Juliette Lewis is 42. Musician Justin Cary is 40. Rock musician Mike Einziger (Incubus) is 39. Actor Chris Pratt is 36. Rock singer Brandon Flowers is 34. Britain's Prince William is 33. Actor Jussie Smollett (TV: "Empire") is 33. Actor Michael Malarkey is 32. Pop singer Kris Allen (TV: "American Idol") is 30. Actor Jascha Washington is 26. Pop singer Rebecca Black is 18.

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Today is Tuesday, June 21, the 173rd day of 2016. There are 193 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On June 21, 1964, civil rights workers Michael H. Schwerner, Andrew Goodman and James E. Chaney were slain in Philadelphia, Miss.; their bodies were found buried in an earthen dam six weeks later. (Forty-one years on this date in 2005, Edgar Ray Killen, an 80-year-old former Ku Klux Klansman, was found guilty of manslaughter; he was sentenced to 60 years in prison.)

Ten years ago: The Marine Corps announced that seven Marines and a sailor had been charged with murder for pulling an unarmed Iraqi civilian from his home and shooting him to death the previous April without provocation. (The group's leader, Sgt. Lawrence G. Hutchins III, was sentenced to 15 years in prison after being convicted of unpremeditated murder; five cut deals with prosecutors in which they pleaded guilty to lesser charges.) President George W. Bush, addressing the annual [sign in to see URL] Union summit in Vienna, accused Iran of dragging its feet on a Western incentive package aimed at getting Tehran to suspend uranium enrichment activity.

Five years ago: The Food and Drug Administration announced that cigarette packs in the U.S. would have to carry macabre images that included rotting teeth and gums, diseased lungs and a sewn-up corpse of a smoker as part of a graphic campaign aimed at discouraging Americans from lighting up. Amid street protests, Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou survived a confidence vote.

One year ago: Four days after it welcomed a young stranger who sat for prayer and then allegedly opened fire, killing nine people, the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church held its first worship service with themes of love and healing, plus a note of defiance. (Suspect Dylann Roof faces murder charges.) Jordan Spieth became the sixth player to win the Masters and the U.S. Open after Dustin Johnson three-putted from 12 feet on the final hole at Chambers Bay with a chance to win the championship himself.

Today's Birthdays: Composer Lalo Schifrin is 84. Actor Bernie Kopell is 83. Actor Monte Markham is 81. Songwriter Don Black is 78. Actress Mariette Hartley is 76. Comedian Joe Flaherty is 75. Rock singer-musician Ray Davies (The Kinks) is 72. Actress Meredith Baxter is 69. Actor Michael Gross is 69. Rock musician Joe Molland (Badfinger) is 69. Rock musician Don Airey (Deep Purple) is 68. Country singer Leon Everette is 68. Rock musician Joey Kramer (Aerosmith) is 66. Rock musician Nils Lofgren is 65. Actress Robyn Douglass is 63. Actor Leigh McCloskey is 61. Cartoonist Berke Breathed is 59. Country singer Kathy Mattea is 57. Actor Marc Copage is 54. Actress Sammi Davis is 52. Actor Doug Savant is 52. Country musician Porter Howell is 52. Actor Michael Dolan is 51. Writer-director Lana Wachowski is 51. Actress Carrie Preston is 49. Actress Paula Irvine is 48. Rapper/producer Pete Rock is 46. Country singer Allison Moorer is 44. Actress Juliette Lewis is 43. Actress Maggie Siff is 42. Musician Justin Cary is 41. Rock musician Mike Einziger (Incubus) is 40. Actor Chris Pratt is 37. Rock singer Brandon Flowers is 35. Britain's Prince William is 34. Actor Jussie Smollett is 34. Actor Benjamin Walker is 34. Actor Michael Malarkey is 33. Pop singer Kris Allen (TV: "American Idol") is 31. Actor Jascha Washington is 27. Pop singer Rebecca Black is 19.

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Today is Wednesday, June 21, the 172nd day of 2017. There are 193 days left in the year. Summer began at 12:24 a.m. Eastern time/11:24 p.m Central time Tuesday, June 20.

Today's Highlights in History:
On June 21, 1942, German forces led by Generaloberst (Colonel General) Erwin Rommel captured the Libyan city of Tobruk during World War II. (Following his victory, Rommel was promoted by Adolf Hitler to the rank of Field Marshal; Tobruk was retaken by the Allies in Nov. 1942.) An Imperial Japanese submarine fired shells at Fort Stevens on the Oregon coast, causing little damage.

Ten years ago: Assistant Secretary of State Christopher Hill, the chief U.S. nuclear envoy, made a rare trip to North Korea in a surprise bid to accelerate international efforts to press the communist government to abandon its nuclear weapons program. Bob Evans, creator of his namesake restaurant chain, died in Cleveland at age 89.

Five years ago: The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously threw out penalties against Fox and ABC television stations that violated the Federal Communications Commission policy regulating curse words and nudity on television, but the justices declined to issue a broader constitutional ruling. Miami's LeBron James capped his title bid with 26 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds as he led the Heat in a 121-106 rout of the Oklahoma City Thunder to win the NBA Finals in five games. Broadway composer-lyricist Richard Adler, 90, died in Southhampton, N.Y.

One year ago: Hillary Clinton, during a visit to the battleground state of Ohio, said Donald Trump would send the U.S. economy back into recession, warning that his "reckless" approach would hurt workers still trying to recover from the 2008 economic turbulence. North Korea fired two suspected powerful new Musudan midrange ballistic missiles, according to U.S. and South Korean military officials, the communist regime's fifth and sixth such attempts since April 2016. The Obama administration approved routine commercial use of small drones in areas such as farming, advertising and real estate after years of struggling to write rules to protect public safety.

Today's Birthdays: Composer Lalo Schifrin is 85. Actor Bernie Kopell is 84. Actor Monte Markham is 82. Songwriter Don Black is 79. Actress Mariette Hartley is 77. Comedian Joe Flaherty is 76. Rock singer-musician Ray Davies (The Kinks) is 73. Actress Meredith Baxter is 70. Actor Michael Gross is 70. Rock musician Joe Molland (Badfinger) is 70. Rock musician Don Airey (Deep Purple) is 69. Country singer Leon Everette is 69. Rock musician Joey Kramer (Aerosmith) is 67. Rock musician Nils Lofgren is 66. Actress Robyn Douglass is 64. Actor Leigh McCloskey is 62. Cartoonist Berke Breathed is 60. Country singer Kathy Mattea is 58. Actor Marc Copage (koh-PAJ') is 55. Actress Sammi Davis is 53. Actor Doug Savant is 53. Country musician Porter Howell is 53. Actor Michael Dolan is 52. Writer-director Lana Wachowski is 52. Actress Carrie Preston is 50. Actress Paula Irvine is 49. Rapper/producer Pete Rock is 47. Country singer Allison Moorer is 45. Actress Juliette Lewis is 44. Actress Maggie Siff is 43. Musician Justin Cary is 42. Rock musician Mike Einziger (Incubus) is 41. Actor Chris Pratt is 38. Rock singer Brandon Flowers is 36. Britain's Prince William is 35. Actor Jussie Smollett is 35. Actor Benjamin Walker is 35. Actor Michael Malarkey is 34. Pop singer Kris Allen (TV: "American Idol") is 32. Actor Jascha Washington is 28. Pop singer Rebecca Black is 20.

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Today is Thursday, June 21, the 172nd day of 2018. There are 193 days left in the year. Summer began at 6:07 a.m. Eastern time./5:07 Eastern time.

Today's Highlight in History:
On June 21, 1788, the United States Constitution went into effect as New Hampshire became the ninth state to ratify it.

10 years ago in 2008: The ferry Princess of the Stars, carrying more than 800 people, capsized as Typhoon Fengshen battered the Philippines; only some four dozen people survived. Scott Kalitta died when his Funny Car burst into flames and crashed at the end of the track during the final round of qualifying for the Lucas Oil NHRA SuperNationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in New Jersey.

5 years ago in 2013: A one-page criminal complaint unsealed in federal court accused former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden of espionage and theft of government property in the NSA surveillance case. President Barack Obama nominated James Comey, a top Bush-era Justice official, to head the FBI, succeeding Robert Mueller. The Food Network said it was dropping Paula Deen, barely an hour after the celebrity cook posted the first of two videotaped apologies online begging forgiveness from fans and critics troubled by her admission to having used racial slurs in the past.

1 year ago in 2017: A man armed with a knife wounded a police officer at Flint International Airport in Michigan; a Tunisian-born Canadian resident has been charged in the attack. Edmonton's Connor McDavid won the Hart Trophy as the NHL's most valuable player at the league's postseason awards show in Las Vegas.

Today's Birthdays — Thursday, June 21, 2018: Composer Lalo Schifrin is 86. Actor Bernie Kopell is 85. Actor Monte Markham is 83. Songwriter Don Black is 80. Actress Mariette Hartley is 78. Comedian Joe Flaherty is 77. Rock singer-musician Ray Davies (The Kinks) is 74. Actress Meredith Baxter is 71. Actor Michael Gross is 71. Rock musician Joe Molland (Badfinger) is 71. Rock musician Don Airey (Deep Purple) is 70. Rock musician Joey Kramer (Aerosmith) is 68. Rock musician Nils Lofgren is 67. Actress Robyn Douglass is 66. Actor Leigh McCloskey is 63. Cartoonist Berke Breathed is 61. Country singer Kathy Mattea is 59. Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is 58. Actor Marc Copage (koh-PAJ') is 56. Actress Sammi Davis is 54. Actor Doug Savant is 54. Country musician Porter Howell is 54. Actor Michael Dolan is 53. Writer-director Lana Wachowski is 53. Actress Carrie Preston is 51. Actress Paula Irvine is 50. Rapper/producer Pete Rock is 48. Country singer Allison Moorer is 46. Actress Juliette Lewis is 45. Actress Maggie Siff is 44. Musician Justin Cary is 43. Rock musician Mike Einziger (Incubus) is 42. Actor Chris Pratt is 39. Rock singer Brandon Flowers is 37. Britain's Prince William is 36. Actor Jussie Smollett is 36. Actor Benjamin Walker is 36. Actor Michael Malarkey is 35. Pop singer Kris Allen (TV: "American Idol") is 33. Pop/rock singer Lana Del Rey is 33. Actor Jascha Washington is 29. Country musician Chandler Baldwin (LANCO) is 26. Pop singer Rebecca Black is 21.

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