On this day: June 25

Published On: Jun 23 2013 09:16:35 PM CDT   Updated On: Jun 25 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

Custer makes his last stand, France surrenders to Germany during World War II, Anne Frank's diary is published, the Korean War begins, and Farrah Fawcett and Michael Jackson both die, all on this day.

OTD June 25 - Purple Rain
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Warner Bros. Records

1984: The soundtrack to Prince's movie "Purple Rain" is released five weeks ahead of the film. The two main songs from the album, "When Doves Cry" and "Let's Go Crazy," would top the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 singles charts while the title track would reach No. 2. The album also won Prince an Academy Award for Best Original Song Score.

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