On this day: June 24

Published On: Jun 21 2013 10:57:25 AM CDT   Updated On: Jun 24 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

A 19-year-old Pablo Picasso opens his first major exhibition, Mark Pickford becomes the first million-dollar actress, the Soviets begin their blockade of Berlin, Lynyrd Skynyrd releases "Sweet Home Alabama," and Mark Sanford comes clean, all on this day.

OTD June 24 - The Caine Mutiny
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1954: The war drama "The Caine Mutiny," starring Humphrey Bogart, José Ferrer, Van Johnson and Fred MacMurray, premieres in theaters. The film, based on the 1951 Pulitzer Prize winning novel of the same name, depicts a mutiny aboard a fictitious World War II U.S. Navy destroyer minesweeper and the subsequent court-martial of two officers. The movie was a box office success and the second highest grossing film of the year, earning $8.7 million to finish behind "White Christmas." It also received seven Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, Best Actor for Bogart and Best Supporting Actor for Tom Tully.

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