On this day: June 23

Posted: 5:46 PM EDT Jun 10, 2014   Updated: 2:00 AM EDT Jun 23, 2016

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.

OTD June 23 - Dick Van Patten
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2015: Actor Dick Van Patten, best known for his role as the father, Tom Bradford, on the TV series "Eight is Enough," dies of complications from diabetes at the age of 86 in Santa Monica, California.

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