On this day: June 21

Published On: Jun 20 2013 02:10:40 AM CDT   Updated On: Jun 21 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

The first Ferris Wheel opens in Chicago, Lou Gehrig retires, Johnny Cash releases his first single, the WNBA begins play, and a TV icon and a blues legend both die, all on this day.

OTD June 21 - Lana Del Rey
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1986: Singer-songwriter Lana Del Rey, best known for hit songs such as "Video Games," "Blue Jeans," "National Anthem," "Born to Die" and "Summertime Sadness," is born Elizabeth Woolridge Grant in New York City.

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