(Wednesday, June 2, 1976) — Former Beatle Paul McCartney and his band Wings performed the third of three shows tonight at Chicago Stadium in Chicago on the 14th stop of the 21-city, 31-show Wings Over America leg of his band’s Wings Over The World tour.
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(Wednesday, June 2, 1886, 7:00 p.m. local time) — U.S. President Grover Cleveland, 49, married Frances Folsom, 21, today in the Blue Room of the White House, becoming the first (and to date, the only) president to marry in the executive mansion. Continue reading President Cleveland marries Frances Folsom in White House 130 years ago this hour (June 2 1886)
Video: 'Assassination of investigative journalist Don Bolles (network compilation)'
(Wednesday, June 2, 1976) — Arizona Republic investigative reporter Don Bolles, 47, was mortally injured today by a bomb planted underneath his car; he died 11 days later.
Prosecutors believed Bolles was targeted because he had written stories that upset a liquor wholesaler; three men were convicted of the killing.
(Saturday, June 2, 1956) — “Moonglow and Theme from by Morris Stoloff peaked at #1 on today’s Picnic“ Billboard Most Played by Jockeys chart for three consecutive weeks (June 2/9/16, 1956).
(Saturday, June 2, 1956) — “Long Tall Sally” by Pat Boone peaked at #8 on today’s Billboard Most Played in Jukeboxes chart for one week.