On this day: June 12

Published On: Jun 10 2013 12:49:58 PM CDT   Updated On: Jun 12 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

Baseball sees its first perfect game, Anne Frank receives a diary for her birthday, civil rights leader Medgar Evers is assassinated, "Raiders of the Lost Ark" dominates the box office, and Nicole Brown Simpson is murdered, all on this day.

OTD June 12 - Deep Throat
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1972: The pornographic film "Deep Throat" premieres at the World Theater in New York City. The movie, starring Linda Lovelace (whose real name was Linda Susan Boreman), achieved unprecedented popularity among mainstream audiences and quickly became a pop culture reference, most notably when then–Washington Post managing editor Howard Simons chose the film's title as the pseudonym for a Watergate informant.

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