On this day: June 20

Published On: Jun 18 2013 05:25:54 PM CDT   Updated On: Jun 20 2016 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 - Leave it to Beaver
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1963: The last episode of the sitcom "Leave it to Beaver" airs. The episode, titled "Family Scrapbook," offered a retrospective look at the show's six seasons as the Cleavers leaf through an old scrapbook, recalling past moments. The series, which starred Jerry Mathers as the title character, Theodore "The Beaver" Cleaver, originally debuted on Oct. 4, 1957. The show, which also starred Barbara Billingsley and Hugh Beaumont as Beaver's parents, June and Ward Cleaver, and Tony Dow as Beaver's brother Wally, eventually attained iconic status.

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