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 - Martin Landau
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1928: Actor Martin Landau, best known for his roles in movies like "North by Northwest" (pictured), "Tucker: The Man and His Dream," "Crimes and Misdemeanors" and "Ed Wood," is born in Brooklyn, New York. He also had continuing roles in the television series "Mission: Impossible," for which he received several Emmy Award nominations, and "Space: 1999." He earned an Academy Award, Screen Actors Guild Award and a Golden Globe Award for portraying Bela Lugosi in "Ed Wood."

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