On this day: June 6

Posted: 11:56 AM EDT Jun 04, 2013   Updated: 2:00 AM EDT Jun 06, 2016

Most of downtown Seattle burns to the ground, the first drive-in movie theater opens, Allied troops storm the beaches of Normandy, the Rolling Stones can't get no "Satisfaction," and "Tetris" is unleashed on the world, all on this day.

OTD June 6 - Vincent Bugliosi
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2015: Attorney and author Vincent Bugliosi, best known for prosecuting Charles Manson and other defendants accused of the Tate-LaBianca murders, dies of cancer at the age of 80 in a Los Angeles hospital. He co-wrote the best-selling book "Helter Skelter" about the Manson trial and has written several other books, including "And the Sea Will Tell," "Reclaiming History: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy" and "The Prosecution of George W. Bush for Murder."

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