On this day: June 20

Published On: Jun 18 2013 05:25:54 PM CDT   Updated On: Jun 20 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

Lizzie Borden is acquitted of giving her mother "40 whacks," the U.S. Army Air Force is formed, the "red telephone" hotline is established, "Leave it to Beaver" airs its final episode, and "Jaws" has moviegoers reconsidering their beach vacations, all on this day.

OTD June 20 - Robert Rodriguez
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1968: Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez, best known for directing movies such as "El Mariachi," "Desperado," "From Dusk till Dawn," "Spy Kids," "Sin City" and "Machete," is born in San Antonio, Texas.

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