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On This Day

May 6

International No Diet Day

1935 Bride of Frankenstein premieres directed by James Whale Starring Colin Clive, Boris Karloff

1937 The Hindenburg Zeppelin explodes killing 36 people in New Jersey

1957 The Last episode of I Love Lucy airs on CBS-TV

1968 Syd Barrett leaves the band he started Pink Floyd

1973 New England Whaler win the first Avco Trophy over the Winnipeg Jets

1974 Piano Man by Billy Joel goes no. 1

1986 Real Madrid win the UEFA Cup beating Koln

1994 Lennox Lewis knocks out Phil Jackson for the Heavyweight Boxing Championship

1997 NHL franchise Hartford Whalers move to Carolina and become the Hurricanes

1997 Rock n Roll Hall of Fame induct Michael Jackson & Bee Gees

Happy Birthday

1915 Orson Welles film director of the Films 1941Citizen Kane, The Deep, & Touch of Evil.

1931 Willi Mays Baseball hall of famer

1939 Rubin “Hurricane Carter Boxer wrongly convicted for murder

1945 Bob Seger musician

1953 Tony Blair former Prime Minister of the UK

1961 George Clooney actor

1971 Chis Shiflett musician Foo Fighters, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes

1972 Martin Brodeur 1 or 1a of the greatest goaltenders ever to suit up the pads in the NHL, all time wins 691, most all time shutouts 125, 4 x Vezina Trophy, 3 x Stanley Cup Champion.

1980 Colt Cabana indie wrestler superstar, Youtuber.

1984 Kevin Owens WWE Wrestler 1 x WWE Universal Championship, 2 x WWE Intercontinental Championship, 3 x WWE United States Championship.

1997 Sofia Jamora Model


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