Rome burns, a famous gunslinger kills for the first time, Marilyn Monroe passes a big test, and The King's first single is released, all on this day.
1980: The Summer Olympics opens in Moscow, with the U.S. and other countries boycotting because of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
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