1939 – The King and Queen of England taste hot dogs for the first time at a party held by FDR
1979 – Legendary Actor and star of several westerns, John Wayne, died at the age of 72 after a decade long battle with cancer
1982 – “E.T. the Extra Terrestrial”, directed by Steven Spielberg, was released
1993 – “Jurassic Park”, directed by Steven Spielberg, opened in theaters. The movie set box office weekend record with $502 million.