On this day: June 23

Published: Jun 10 2014 05:46:45 PM EDT   Updated On: Jun 23 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT

The International Olympic Committee is formed, the SAT exam is taken for the first time, Hitler takes in newly conquered Paris, and Tim Burton's "Batman" hits theaters, all on this day.

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2013: Richard Matheson, best known as the author of "The Shrinking Man," "Hell House," "What Dreams May Come," "Bid Time Return," "A Stir of Echoes" and "I Am Legend," dies at age 87 in Los Angeles. Many of Matheson's novels have been adapted into movies. He also turned his 1971 short story "Duel" into a screenplay that was directed by a young Steven Spielberg for the television movie of the same name.

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