On this day: June 12

Published On: Jun 10 2013 12:49:58 PM CDT   Updated On: Jun 12 2016 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 - Chick Corea
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1941: Pianist, bandleader, composer Armando "Chick" Corea, who as a member of Miles Davis' band in the 1960s participated in the birth of the electric jazz fusion movement, is born in Chelsea, Massachusetts. Corea has won 20 Grammys and his 1968 album "Now He Sings, Now He Sobs" was inducted in the Grammy Hall of Fame.

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