“OTHER IMPORTANT EVENTS…”
- 1953 – Elvis Presley graduated from J.C. Hulmes High School in Memphis; his graduation photo shows him to have a split curl in the middle of his forehead, later to become his trademark. He was the first member of his family to graduate high school.
- 1965 – Edward White became the first American astronaut to do a “space walk” when he left the Gemini 4 capsule.
- 1968 – Valerie Solanas shot Andy Warhol and art critic and curator Mario Amaya at Warhol’s studio in New York City. Solanas had been to see Warhol after asking for the return of a script which had apparently, been misplaced. Warhol was seriously wounded in the attack and barely survived.
- 1994 – Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam married Beth Liebling in Rome, Italy.
- National Chocolate Macaroon Day
- National Repeat Day
- National Egg Day
- National Prairie Day – First Saturday in June
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