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QUEEN MARY COMPLETES HER JOURNEY

On June 1, 1936: The Queen Mary completed her maiden voyage to America, arriving in New York City’s harbor. The ship retired in 1967, and is also known as the RMS Queen Mary. Weighing over 81,000 tons, the ship is currently harbored in Long Beach, California and is open as a museum.

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JOAN COPELAND

On June 1, 1922: Actress Joan Copeland was born. Stage actress and younger sister of playwright Arthur Miller, Copeland is best known for her work in theater. Her two most well-known roles were in Pal Joey and The American Clock. She also appeared in numerous soap operas including Search For Tomorrow and One Life to Live.

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