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Lamont Dozier
June 16,1941
Songwriter


Lamont Herbert Dozier is an American songwriter and record producer. Dozier has co-written and produced many U.S. Billboard #1 hits. "Two Hearts" received a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song and an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song and a Grammy Award for Best Song Written Specifically for a Motion Picture or Television. Dozier and the Holland brothers were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990.


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TODAY IN HISTORY

On this day 38 years ago, in 1981, President Reagan awards the Congressional Gold Medal to Ken Taylor, Canada's former ambassador to Iran, for helping six Americans escape from Iran during the hostage crisis of 1979-81; he is the first foreign citizen bestowed the honor.


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1903 – Ford Motor Company is incorporated.
1910 – The first Father's Day is celebrated in Spokane, Washington.
1922 – Henry Berliner makes the first helicopter flight at College Park, MD.
1952 – "Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl" is published.
1963 – Valentina Tereshkova flies in orbit for three days. She is the first female space traveler.
1987 – A jury acquits Bernhard Goetz of attempted murder in the subway shooting of four young men.
2010 – Bhutan becomes the first country to institute a total ban on tobacco.


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Movie Title Gross*
1 The Secret Life of Pets 2 47.1
2 Dark Phoenix
33.0
3 Aladdin
24.5
4 Godzilla: King of the Monsters
15.5

Rocketman
14.0
6 Ma
7.8
7 John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum
7.4
8 Avengers: Endgame
4.8
9 Pokιmon Detective Pikachu
3.0
10 Booksmart
1.6


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