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 - George Michael
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1963: Singer-songwriter and musician George Michael, who rose to fame in the 1980s as one-half of the pop duo Wham! before becoming a solo star, is born Georgios Kyriacos Panagiòtou in London, England. His 1987 debut solo album, "Faith," has sold more than 20 million copies worldwide. Some of his best-known songs include "I Want Your Sex," "Faith," "Father Figure" and "Freedom! '90."

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