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On This Day In Photos: June 7th In The 20th Century

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Photos we found of people, places and events on June 7th in the 20th Century:

7th June 1933:  A swimming pool restaurant at Orpington, Kent overlooks the pool.  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th June 1933: A swimming pool restaurant at Orpington, Kent overlooks the pool. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th June 1944:  Bomber crews of the US Ninth Airforce leave their B26 Marauder aircraft after returning from a mission to support the D-Day landings in Normandy by disrupting German lines of communication and supply.  (Photo by Fred Ramage/Keystone/Getty Images)

7th June 1944: Bomber crews of the US Ninth Airforce leave their B26 Marauder aircraft after returning from a mission to support the D-Day landings in Normandy by disrupting German lines of communication and supply. (Photo by Fred Ramage/Keystone/Getty Images)

7th June 1951:  Tommy Wood of Southampton being congratulated by Italian riders after winning the International Lightweight TT in the Isle of Man. He rode a 248cc Guzzi and averaged 81.39 mph.  (Photo by Don Price/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th June 1951: Tommy Wood of Southampton being congratulated by Italian riders after winning the International Lightweight TT in the Isle of Man. He rode a 248cc Guzzi and averaged 81.39 mph. (Photo by Don Price/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th June 1952:  Margaret Thomas (left) and Gwynedd Lewis, two of the twelve finalists for the British Women's Olympic Gymnastic Team, perform a handstand on the asymmetric bars as the other ten watch them, during a training session at the National Physical Recreation Centre at Bisham Abbey, Buckinghamshire.  (Photo by G. R. Greated/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th June 1952: Margaret Thomas (left) and Gwynedd Lewis, two of the twelve finalists for the British Women’s Olympic Gymnastic Team, perform a handstand on the asymmetric bars as the other ten watch them, during a training session at the National Physical Recreation Centre at Bisham Abbey, Buckinghamshire. (Photo by G. R. Greated/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th June 1950:  A young child cooling off in a fountain at the Jardin D'Acclimatation in Paris.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th June 1950: A young child cooling off in a fountain at the Jardin D’Acclimatation in Paris. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th June 1971:  A large queue outside HMSO (Her Majesty's Stationery Office) in High Holborn, London waiting to buy a copy of the 'white Paper' on Britain and the Common Market.  (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)

7th June 1971: A large queue outside HMSO (Her Majesty’s Stationery Office) in High Holborn, London waiting to buy a copy of the ‘white Paper’ on Britain and the Common Market. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)

Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery (1887 - 1976) in one of the three caravans he previously used during World War II, in the grounds of Amesbury School in Hindhead, Surrey, 7th May 1946. Montgomery is staying in the caravan until taking up his new post as Chief of the Imperial General Staff in June. On the wall of the caravan are portraits of his former enemies (left to right) Erwin Rommel, Heinrich Himmler and Karl Donitz. (Photo by Reg Speller/Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery (1887 – 1976) in one of the three caravans he previously used during World War II, in the grounds of Amesbury School in Hindhead, Surrey, 7th May 1946. Montgomery is staying in the caravan until taking up his new post as Chief of the Imperial General Staff in June. On the wall of the caravan are portraits of his former enemies (left to right) Erwin Rommel, Heinrich Himmler and Karl Donitz. (Photo by Reg Speller/Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

7th June 1964:  Liverpudlian BOAC air hostess Anne Creech grooms George Harrison's hair (1943 - 2001) with an oversize comb, while the Beatles, with temporary Ringo replacement, drummer John Nichol, change planes at London Airport.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th June 1964: Liverpudlian BOAC air hostess Anne Creech grooms George Harrison’s hair (1943 – 2001) with an oversize comb, while the Beatles, with temporary Ringo replacement, drummer John Nichol, change planes at London Airport. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th June 1937:  Mrs Walters, walking her Siamese cat Becky on a lead in Regent's Park, stops while Becky admires the swans.  (Photo by William Vanderson/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th June 1937: Mrs Walters, walking her Siamese cat Becky on a lead in Regent’s Park, stops while Becky admires the swans. (Photo by William Vanderson/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th June 1962:  German goalkeeper Anton Alleman challenging the Swiss player Wolfgang Fahrian for the ball during a World Cup game.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th June 1962: German goalkeeper Anton Alleman challenging the Swiss player Wolfgang Fahrian for the ball during a World Cup game. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

John Paul Getty III, with his wife Martine and children Balthazar and Anna on a park bench, in a secret location in London, June 7th 1976. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

John Paul Getty III, with his wife Martine and children Balthazar and Anna on a park bench, in a secret location in London, June 7th 1976. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

7th June 1939:  A group of women playing cricket on the beach at Porthcawl in North Wales.  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th June 1939: A group of women playing cricket on the beach at Porthcawl in North Wales. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th June 1913:  Competitors clambering over a net during the obstacle race at the London and North-West Railway Sports Day, Wembley, London.  (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

7th June 1913: Competitors clambering over a net during the obstacle race at the London and North-West Railway Sports Day, Wembley, London. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

7th June 1961:  Chilean pianist Claudio Arrau (1903 - 1991) during a rehearsal with the London Philharmonic Orchestra.  (Photo by Erich Auerbach/Getty Images)

7th June 1961: Chilean pianist Claudio Arrau (1903 – 1991) during a rehearsal with the London Philharmonic Orchestra. (Photo by Erich Auerbach/Getty Images)

Competitors line up for the start of the RAC Junior Grand Prix at Crystal Palace, London, 7th June 1970. Open to boys and girls aged 6 and under, the race was a 75-yard dash in pedal-powered cars. (Photo by Frank Barratt/Keystone/Getty Images)

Competitors line up for the start of the RAC Junior Grand Prix at Crystal Palace, London, 7th June 1970. Open to boys and girls aged 6 and under, the race was a 75-yard dash in pedal-powered cars. (Photo by Frank Barratt/Keystone/Getty Images)

7th June 1927:  Cabaret dancers performing at the Prince of Wales Theatre.  (Photo by Sasha/Getty Images)

7th June 1927: Cabaret dancers performing at the Prince of Wales Theatre. (Photo by Sasha/Getty Images)

English actor James Mason (1909 - 1984) and his wife Pamela (1918 - 1996)  baby daughter Portland (1948 - 2004), 7th June 1950. (Photo by George Konig/Keystone Features/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

English actor James Mason (1909 – 1984) and his wife Pamela (1918 – 1996) baby daughter Portland (1948 – 2004), 7th June 1950. (Photo by George Konig/Keystone Features/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

French bandleader, producer and record executive Eddie Barclay (1921 - 2005) with his third wife Beatrice Chatelier after their wedding in Paris, 7th June 1970. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

French bandleader, producer and record executive Eddie Barclay (1921 – 2005) with his third wife Beatrice Chatelier after their wedding in Paris, 7th June 1970. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

7th June 1955:  A candlemaker pouring wax into moulds at Prices Candles, Battersea, London.  (Photo by L. Blandford/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

7th June 1955: A candlemaker pouring wax into moulds at Prices Candles, Battersea, London. (Photo by L. Blandford/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

7th June 1939:  Actors take a break from a performance at an open air theatre in London. The performance is accompanied by the Life Guards Band.  (Photo by Parker/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th June 1939: Actors take a break from a performance at an open air theatre in London. The performance is accompanied by the Life Guards Band. (Photo by Parker/Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th June 1943:  US film actor Clark Gable (1901 - 1960) (right), who is serving as a gunnery instructor with the US Army Air Force 'somewhere in England', manning a weapon aboard an aircraft.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th June 1943: US film actor Clark Gable (1901 – 1960) (right), who is serving as a gunnery instructor with the US Army Air Force ‘somewhere in England’, manning a weapon aboard an aircraft. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th June 1946:  A crowd of people, some sheltering under umbrellas, by the roadside at Whitehall, London, in readiness for the Victory Parade.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th June 1946: A crowd of people, some sheltering under umbrellas, by the roadside at Whitehall, London, in readiness for the Victory Parade. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

9th June 1964:  French soldiers helping transport some of the sick at Lourdes. 42,000 soldiers from 30 countries took part in the 7th annual International Military Pilgrimage, which went under the title of 'Friendship under Uniform above Frontiers'.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

9th June 1964: French soldiers helping transport some of the sick at Lourdes. 42,000 soldiers from 30 countries took part in the 7th annual International Military Pilgrimage, which went under the title of ‘Friendship under Uniform above Frontiers’. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

Society osteopath Stephen Ward (1912 - 1963) at the wheel of his Jaguar XK150 drophead coupe, as he and a female passenger leave his flat at Bryanston Mews, London, 7th June 1963. Ward first introduced Christine Keeler to British Secretary of State for War John Profumo. Their subsequent affair led to the Profumo scandal and the minister's resignation. (Photo by Cleland Rimmer/Evening Standard/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Society osteopath Stephen Ward (1912 – 1963) at the wheel of his Jaguar XK150 drophead coupe, as he and a female passenger leave his flat at Bryanston Mews, London, 7th June 1963. Ward first introduced Christine Keeler to British Secretary of State for War John Profumo. Their subsequent affair led to the Profumo scandal and the minister’s resignation. (Photo by Cleland Rimmer/Evening Standard/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Jill Pomerance steps out of a Ford Comuta, the prototype of an electric car, 7th June 1967. The Comuta can carry two adults and two children, and is being unveiled at Ford's Research and Engineering Centre in Dunton, Essex. Jill works at the BBC TV centre in Bristol. (Photo by Mike McLaren/Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Jill Pomerance steps out of a Ford Comuta, the prototype of an electric car, 7th June 1967. The Comuta can carry two adults and two children, and is being unveiled at Ford’s Research and Engineering Centre in Dunton, Essex. Jill works at the BBC TV centre in Bristol. (Photo by Mike McLaren/Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

7th June 1934:  Children from the Arkley Toddlers Home, near High Barnet, England, lining up for the weekly weigh-in.  (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th June 1934: Children from the Arkley Toddlers Home, near High Barnet, England, lining up for the weekly weigh-in. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

7th June 1935:  A woman giving her friend a pull-up using their walking sticks during a climb on the Great Orme at Llandudno, North Wales.  (Photo by E. Dean/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

7th June 1935: A woman giving her friend a pull-up using their walking sticks during a climb on the Great Orme at Llandudno, North Wales. (Photo by E. Dean/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

Ten year-old Caroline Bastin riding a bicycle outside her home in Waterlooville, Hampshire, 7th June 1968. (Photo by C. Woods/Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Ten year-old Caroline Bastin riding a bicycle outside her home in Waterlooville, Hampshire, 7th June 1968. (Photo by C. Woods/Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

7th June 1948:  L to r; Derek Rock (Ginger), Anthea Askey (Violet Elizabeth) and David Spenser (William) rehearsing 'Just William' a children's comedy adventure series in a BBC studio. Anthea is the daughter of comedian Arthur Askey.  (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th June 1948: L to r; Derek Rock (Ginger), Anthea Askey (Violet Elizabeth) and David Spenser (William) rehearsing ‘Just William’ a children’s comedy adventure series in a BBC studio. Anthea is the daughter of comedian Arthur Askey. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

7th June 1974:  Two suited businessmen enjoy the sight of an attractive young secretary in a mini skirt.  (Photo by M. McKeown/Express/Getty Images)

7th June 1974: Two suited businessmen enjoy the sight of an attractive young secretary in a mini skirt. (Photo by M. McKeown/Express/Getty Images)

Firemen finally manage to lower an Austin Seven van from the roof of the Cambridge University Senate House, 1958. The van had been hoisted onto the roof as an undergraduate prank on the night of June 7th. (Photo by Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Firemen finally manage to lower an Austin Seven van from the roof of the Cambridge University Senate House, 1958. The van had been hoisted onto the roof as an undergraduate prank on the night of June 7th. (Photo by Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Fifi the chimp informs a group of disappointed young visitors that the chimpanzees' tea party at London Zoo is rained off, 7th June 1956. Four-year-old Madeline Siddall kindly holds up an umbrella while Fifi affixes the 'Cancelled' notice to the tea party sign. (Photo by Fred Morley/Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Fifi the chimp informs a group of disappointed young visitors that the chimpanzees’ tea party at London Zoo is rained off, 7th June 1956. Four-year-old Madeline Siddall kindly holds up an umbrella while Fifi affixes the ‘Cancelled’ notice to the tea party sign. (Photo by Fred Morley/Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)