On this day: June 5

Published: Jun 03 2013 03:54:50 PM EDT   Updated On: Jun 05 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT

Elvis Presley stirs up emotions on "The Milton Berle Show," Bobby Kennedy is shot in a hotel kitchen, an unknown Chinese protester makes a memorable stand, and former President Ronald Reagan passes away, all on this day.

OTD June 5 - Ray Bradbury
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2012: Science fiction author Ray Bradbury, best known for books such as "Fahrenheit 451," "The Martian Chronicles" and "Something Wicked This Way Comes," dies at the age of 91 in Los Angeles, California, after a lengthy illness. He's seen here in 2009 after receiving a French medal for being named a Commander of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.

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