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1934 : Donald Duck

On June 6, 1934, the character of Donald Duck appears for the first time in a short cartoon from Walt Disney, the Wise Little Hen.

1954 : Joseph McCarthy knocked

Senator McCarthy originated an anti-Communist hysteria in the U.S. in the late '40s and early '50s.
As he became increasingly aggressive and uncontrollable, lying and destroying careers, in 1954, he began investigating the Army which he said was infiltrated by communists. The lawyer representing the Army, Joseph N. Welch, destroyed all the charges one by one which made ​​the Senator berserk. On June 9, 1954, when McCarthy went after a young associate in the firm of Welch, Welch responded quietly, questioning about the cruelty and lack of decency of Senator.
The lawyer was applauded by the whole room and it was the beginning of the end for McCarthy who died as an alcoholic three years later.

1967 : Israel occupies the Golan Heights

On June 9, 1967 during the Six-Day War, Israel occupies the Golan Heights, located in Syria.
The Golan Heights have a strategic interest because of their dominant position (2000 m) and their water resources.

1972 : A dam collapses in South Dakota

On June 9, 1972, heavy rainfall led to the collapse of a dam near Rapid City, South Dakota. A wave swept into the floodplain near the city. As this area, which should not be built, had been built, 238 people were killed and many houses destroyed.

Citazione del giorno : 09 Giugno

Joseph N. Welch, s'adressant à Joseph McCarthy
Until this moment, Senator, I think I have never really gauged your cruelty or your recklessness... You've done enough. Have you no sense of decency, sir? At long last, have you left no sense of decency? ...

Compleanni : 09 Giugno

Pierre I le Grand, Zar di tutte le Russie (1672)
Bertha von Suttner, Scrittrice pacifista austriaca, Premio Nobel della Pace (1843)
Carl Nielsen, Compositore danese (1865)
Leslie Banks, Attore inglese (1890)
Cole Porter, Compositore americano (1891)
Robert Cummings, Attore americano (1910)
Robert McNamara, Uomo politico americano (1916)
Jean Lacouture, Giornalista francese (1921)
Barbara , Cantante francese (1930)
Jon Lord, Musicista inglese (Deep Purple) (1941)
James Newton Howard, Compositore americano (1951)
George Pérez, Scrittore e illustratore di fumetti (Avengers, Teen Titans, Wonder Woman) (1954)
Patricia Cornwell, Romanziere americana (1956)
Michael J. Fox, Attore canadese (1961)
Johnny Depp, Attore americano (1963)
Gloria Reuben, Attrice canadese (1964)
Ameesha Patel, Attrice indiana (1975)
Matthew Bellamy, Musicista inglese (Muse) (1978)
Michaela Conlin, Attrice americana (1978)
Natalie Portman, Attrice americana e israeliana (1981)
Wesley Sneijder, Calciatore olandese (1984)
Richard Kahui, Rugby player di Nuova Zelanda (1985)

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Neron, Imperatore romano (68)
Thomas Radclyffe, Comte de Sussex, Uomo politico inglese (1583)
Charles Dickens, Scrittore inglese (1870)
Robert Donat, Attore inglese (1958)
Camille Guérin, Batteriologo francese (1961)
John Creasey, Scrittore inglese (1973)
Miguel Ángel Asturias, Poeta guatemalteco, premio Nobel per la letteratura (1974)
George Wells Beadle, Genetista americano, premio Nobel per la Fisiologia e Medicina (1989)
Vue mer : crédit photo Aseed