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                        1 - Marilyn Monroe B-day

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3 - Birthday Allen Ginsberg (1926), American Beat Generation Poet, later became practitioner of Tibetan Buddhism. Ginsberg.jpg (2653 bytes)

'Star Wars' premiered (1977)

- Muhammad Ali, world-famous boxer & political activist, died 2016, aged 74.

 

                           5 - World Environment Day (& everyday!),

                               - Elvis gyrated hips on TV, causing scandal (1958)!

                               - Laurie Anderson, American experimental performance artist born (1947)

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                                 7 - Charles Rennie MacKintosh, Scottish architect & designer, born (1868)

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                           8 - Born 1955, Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of World Wide Web (without whom, none of this...)

                         12 - Republic of Philippines Independence Day,

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                        13 - National Juggling Day (USA)

                        14 - Nelson Mandela sentenced to life (1964)

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                        16 - Bloomsday (Ulysses, James Joyce)

                        17- M.C.Escher, Dutch graphic artist born (1878)

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                        21 - SUMMER SOLSTICE

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                        25 - first color TV broadcast (CBS, 1951)

                        30 - born 1891, Artist Stanley Spencer

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(Resurrection at Cookham)

                                 first Tightrope walk across Niagra Falls (1859)

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