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1944 : V1 attack on England

On 13 June 1944, the Germans launched 10 of their new V1 rockets on civilian targets in Britain. During the first attack, the impreciseness limited the number of victims.

1966 : Miranda Rights

On June 13, 1966, the United States Supreme Court delivered its decision in Miranda v Arizona that established the principle that every person should be informed of his or her rights before any questioning.
Hence the famous maxim, with some variations according to jurisdictions: You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can, and will, be used against you in court of law. You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford one, one will be appointed to you.
This principle is known worldwide because of its regular use in the American TV series.

1971 : Pentagon Papers released by the New York Times

On June 13, 1971, the New York Times began publishing the so-called Pentagon Papers, a study by the Defense Department on government policy in the Vietnam War. This study demonstrated the lies and manipulations of the government towards the US people in order to make them support the policy of the Cold War in Asia and the Vietnam War.

1986 : Tutu met Botha

On 13 June 1986, the South African Anglican bishop and Nobel Peace laureate Desmond Tutu met with South African President Pieter Botha to discuss the state of emergency declared after anti-apartheid demonstrations in the country.
Tutu was appointed Archbishop of Cape Town on September 7th, 1986.

Citazione del giorno : 13 Giugno

Desmond Tutu
When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said : Let us pray. We closed our eyes. When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land.

Compleanni : 13 Giugno

W. B. Yeats, Poeta irlandese, premio Nobel per la letteratura (1865)
Basil Rathbone, Attore inglese (1892)
Dorothy L. Sayers, Scrittrice inglese (1893)
Tage Erlander, Primo ministro svedese (1946-1969) (1901)
Luis Walter Alvarez, Fisico americano, Premio Nobel (1911)
Ben Johnson, Attore americano (1918)
Malcolm McDowell, Attore inglese (1943)
Ban Ki-moon, Ottavo segretario generale delle Nazioni Unite (1944)
Tim Allen, Comico americano (1953)
Grigori Perelman, Matematico russo, Medaglia Fields (rifiutata) (1966)
David Gray, Musicista inglese (1968)
Florent Malouda, Calciatore francese (1980)
Chris Evans, Attore americano (1980)
Kenenisa Bekele, Atleta fondista etiopico, campione del mondo e campione olimpico (1982)
Ashley Olsen, Attrice, produttrice e stilista di moda americana (1986)
Mary-Kate Olsen, Attrice, produttrice e stilista di moda americana (1986)
Aaron Johnson, Attore inglese (1990)
Kodi Smit-McPhee, Attore australiano (1996)

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Georg von Békésy, Biofisico ungherese, premio Nobel per la Fisiologia e Medicina (1972)
Matthew Garber, Attore inglese (1977)
Benny Goodman, Musicista americano (1986)
Geraldine Page, Attrice americana (1987)
Éric Tabarly, Navigatore francese (1998)
Lane Smith, Attore americano (2005)
Tim Russert, Giornalista americano (2008)
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