Daily Archives: June 7, 2016

GOP nominates Reagan governor of California 50 years ago today (June 7 1966)


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(Tuesday, June 7, 1966) — Actor Ronald Reagan won the Republican nomination for the governorship of California today by rolling to an easy victory over George Christopher, a former Mayor of San Francisco, and three other rivals in the state’s primary election.

Reagan will face Democratic incumbent Governor Edmund G. “Pat” Brown in the general election.

Paul McCartney & Wings perform in Denver 40 years ago tonight (June 7 1976)


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(Monday, June 7, 1976) — Former Beatle Paul McCartney and his band Wings performed tonight at McNichols Arena in Denver, Colorado, on the 16th stop of the 21-city, 31-show Wings Over America leg of his band’s Wings Over The World tour. Continue reading Paul McCartney & Wings perform in Denver 40 years ago tonight (June 7 1976)

Queen, McCartney open Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts 20 years ago today (June 7 1996)


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(Friday, June 7, 1996) — Britain’s Queen Elizabeth got a taste of showbiz “Fame” today when she joined Paul McCartney to open the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA), a school for performing arts set up by the former Beatle in his home city. Continue reading Queen, McCartney open Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts 20 years ago today (June 7 1996)

‘Rock ‘n’ Roll Music’ album by The Beatles released 40 years ago today (June 7 1976)


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(Monday, June 7, 1976)“Rock ‘n’ Roll Music,” a compilation album by The Beatles that consisted of previously released Beatles tracks, was released in the U.S. today (June 11, 1976, in the UK). Continue reading ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll Music’ album by The Beatles released 40 years ago today (June 7 1976)