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On This Day

June 22

Chocolate Eclair Day

1906 Sweden raises its flag for the first time

1954 The Film On The Waterfront directed by Elia Kazan starring Marlon Brando & Lee J. Cobb opens in Japan.

1969 AT Varsity Staduime in Toronto it's day 2 of the Toronto Pop Festival ,with Steppenwolf, Blood, Sweat & Tears, & Chuck Berry.

1979 Escape from Alcatraz hits movie theatres starring Clint Eastwood

1969 Blind Faith release the first and last album

1986 The goal dubbed the Hand of God by Diego Maradona of Argentina winning goal over England

1977 The Rescuers hits movie theatres

1984 The Karate Kid opens in movie theaters starring Ralph Macchio

1992 Quebec Nordiques pick Eric Lindros as the first pick overall

Happy Birthday

1903 John Dillinger Bank Robbers

1906 Billy Wilder Film Director of Double Indemnity

1936 Hermeto Pascoal musician

1949 Meryl Streep legendary actress

1952 Graham Greene actor

1953 Cyndi Lauper singer, WWE

1954 Freddie Prinze actor Chico and the Man

1958 Bruce Campbell actor Evil Dead

1963 John Tenta aka Earthquake WWE Superstar

1966 Schoolly D Rapper

1970 Steven Page in the band Barenaked Ladies

1985 Lindsay Ridgeway actress in Boy Meets World

1989 Whitney Moore acress House of Demons

1993 Izzy Miller Singer

1997 Dinah Jane Hansen pop singer in the group Fifth Harmony,

1998 Maureen Wroblewitz model