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On this day: June 13

Published On: Jun 11 2013 12:43:07 AM CDT   Updated On: Jun 13 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

The Beatles score their last No. 1 hit in America, the New York Times begins printing the Pentagon Papers, Pioneer 10 bids adieu to the Solar System, and Michael Jackson is found not guilty, all on this day.

OTD June 13 - Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty
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2002: The United States withdraws from the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty, a treaty with the Soviet Union that had limited the anti-ballistic missile systems used in defending areas against missile-delivered nuclear weapons.Supporters of the withdrawal argued that it was a necessity in order to test and build a limited National Missile Defense to protect the United States from nuclear blackmail by a rogue state.

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