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 - Reg Presley
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1941: Singer-songwriter Reg Presley, best known as the lead singer with the 1960s rock 'n' roll band The Troggs, is born Reginald Maurice Ball in Andover, Hampshire, England. The Troggs' best known songs include "Wild Thing," "With a Girl Like You" and "Love is All Around," the last two of which were written by Presley. He died at age 71 on Feb. 4, 2013, from lung cancer and a series of strokes.

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