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On this day: June 10

Published On: Jun 06 2013 05:54:59 PM CDT   Updated On: Jun 10 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

The first SOS signal is sent, the Six-Day War ends, Spencer Tracy and Ray Charles die, the Apple II computer goes on sale, and Affirmed becomes the last horse to capture the Triple Crown, all on this day.

OTD June 10 - Judy Garland
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1922: Actress and singer Judy Garland, best known for her starring role in 1939's "The Wizard of Oz," is born Frances Ethel Gumm in Grand Rapids, Minn. Garland was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the 1954 remake of "A Star is Born" and for Best Supporting Actress for the 1961 film "Judgment at Nuremberg." Garland, who started in vaudeville and signed with MGM as a teenager, also found success as a recording artist and through record-breaking concert appearances. She also struggled with issues in her personal life, including a long battle with drugs and alcohol, and died at the age of 47 from a barbiturate overdose.

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