On this day: June 13

Published On: Jun 11 2013 12:43:07 AM CDT   Updated On: Jun 13 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

The Beatles score their last No. 1 hit in America, the New York Times begins printing the Pentagon Papers, Pioneer 10 bids adieu to the Solar System, and Michael Jackson is found not guilty, all on this day.

OTD June 13 - Benny Goodman
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1986: Jazz and swing musician, clarinetist and bandleader Benny Goodman, who was known as the "King of Swing" and led one of the most popular musical groups in America in the mid-1930s, dies of heart attack at the age of 77 in New York City.

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