On this day: June 11

Published On: Jun 09 2013 01:41:01 AM CDT   Updated On: Jun 11 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

Sir Barton becomes the first horse to win the Triple Crown, George Wallace blocks the door at the University of Alabama, John Wayne dies, and the swine flu is declared a global pandemic, all on this day.

OTD June 11 - Elvis Presley
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1957: Elvis Presley's "(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear" is released. The song would go on to become a No. 1 hit for Elvis during the summer of 1957, staying atop the U.S. charts for seven weeks, and his third of the four that he would have that year.

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