On this day: June 16

Published: Jun 06 2014 12:55:43 PM EDT   Updated On: Jun 16 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT

The first roller coaster in the U.S. opens, Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho" premieres, a Soviet cosmonaut becomes the first woman in space, and the Monterey Pop Festival begins, all on this day.

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2011: U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., announces his intentions to resign from Congress 10 days after admitting an explicit photo on his Twitter account was in fact him and that he had been carrying on inappropriate relationships with women he'd met online. He would formally resign on June 21.

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