June 10th, 1967:

(AP Archive Video / AP Photos)

In the Mideast, the Six-Day War between Israel and its Arab neighbors ends with a cease-fire mediated by the United Nations.

During the war, Israel seized the Sinai Peninsula, the West Bank including East Jerusalem, the Gaza Strip and the Golan Heights.


(AP Photos / AP Archive Video)

In Europe, Yugoslav troops leave the province of Kosovo, prompting NATO to suspend its punishing airstrikes after 78 days.


(AP Photos)

Alcoholics Anonymous --- the voluntary support group for recovering alcoholics --- is founded in Akron, Ohio.


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(NAT of "Over The Rainbow")

Judy Garland --- singer and actress --- is born Frances Gumm in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

Among her movie roles: The Wizard of Oz, Meet Me in Saint Louis, and A Star Is Born.

And, 2004:

(AP Photos)

(NAT of "Georgia on My Mind")

Singer and pianist Ray Charles dies of liver disease at his home in Beverly Hills, California.

Charles --- who helped pioneer what became known as soul music --- was 73.

Today in History, June 10th --- ___ ___, The Associated Press.




Ross Simpson