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Pat Boone
June 1, 1934
Singer


Charles Eugene "Pat" Boone is an American singer, actor, and writer. He was a successful pop singer in the United States during the 1950s and early 1960s. He sold over 45 million albums, had 38 Top 40 hits and appeared in more than 12 Hollywood movies. According to Billboard, Boone was the second biggest charting artist of the late 1950s, behind only Elvis Presley. Boone holds the Billboard record of spending 220 consecutive weeks on the charts with one or more songs each week. He is a member of the Gospel Music Hall of Fame.


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TODAY IN HISTORY

On this day 46 years ago, in 1974, the Heimlich maneuver for rescuing choking victims is published in the journal Emergency Medicine.


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1792 – Kentucky becomes the 15th state.
1796 – Tennessee becomes the 16th state.
1916 – Louis Brandeis becomes the first Jew appointed to the United States Supreme Court.
1968 – Deaf and blind author and educator Helen Keller dies at age 87.
1990 – George H. W. Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev sign a treaty to end chemical weapon production.
2001 – A Hamas suicide bomber kills 21 at a disco in Tel Aviv.
2009 – General Motors becomes the largest U.S. industrial company to enter bankruptcy protection.

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THIS DAY IN MUSIC

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