updated 6/13/2005 12:06:27 AM ET 2005-06-13T04:06:27

Today is Monday, June 13, the 164th day of 2005. There are 201 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:
On June 13, 1966, the Supreme Court issued its landmark Miranda decision, ruling that criminal suspects had to be informed of their constitutional rights prior to questioning by police.

On this date:
In 1888, Congress created the Department of Labor.

In 1900, China’s Boxer Rebellion targeting foreigners, as well as Chinese Christians, erupted into full-scale violence.

In 1927, aviation hero Charles Lindbergh was honored with a ticker-tape parade in New York City.

In 1935, James Braddock claimed the title of world heavyweight boxing champion from Max Baer in a 15-round fight in Long Island City, N.Y.

In 1942, President Roosevelt created the Office of War Information, and appointed radio news commentator Elmer Davis to be its head.

In 1944, Germany began launching flying-bomb attacks against Britain during World War II.

In 1967, President Johnson nominated Solicitor-General Thurgood Marshall to become the first black justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.

In 1971, The New York Times began publishing the Pentagon Papers, a secret study of America’s involvement in Vietnam.

In 1977, James Earl Ray, the convicted assassin of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., was recaptured following his escape three days earlier from a Tennessee prison.

In 1983, the U.S. space probe Pioneer 10, launched in 1972, became the first spacecraft to leave the solar system as it crossed the orbit of Neptune.

Ten years ago: President Clinton proposed a 10-year plan for balancing the federal budget, saying in a televised address his proposal would cut spending by $1.1 trillion. France announced it would abandon its 1992 moratorium on nuclear testing and conduct eight more tests between September and May.

Five years ago: The presidents of South Korea and North Korea opened a summit in the northern capital of Pyongyang with pledges to seek reunification of the divided peninsula. Italy pardoned Mehmet Ali Agca, the Turkish gunman who’d tried to kill Pope John Paul II in 1981.

One year ago: In Iraq, gunmen assassinated a senior Education Ministry official. Former President George H.W. Bush celebrated his 80th birthday with a 13,000-foot parachute jump over his presidential library in College Station, Texas. Annika Sorenstam won the LPGA Championship for the second straight year.

Today’s Birthdays: TV host Ralph Edwards is 92. Artist Christo is 70. Artist Jeanne-Claude is 70. Magician Siegfried (Siegfried & Roy) is 66. Singer Bobby Freeman is 65. Actor Malcolm McDowell is 62. Singer Dennis Locorriere (Dr. Hook) is 56. Actor Richard Thomas is 54. Actor Jonathan Hogan is 54. Actor Stellan Skarsgard is 54. Comedian Tim Allen is 52. Actress Ally Sheedy is 43. “The Early Show” co-host Hannah Storm is 43. Rock musician Paul deLisle (Smash Mouth) is 42. Singer David Gray is 37. Rhythm-and-blues singer Deniece Pearson (Five Star) is 37. Rock musician Soren Rasted (Aqua) is 36. Actor Jamie Walters is 36. Singer-musician Rivers Cuomo (Weezer) is 35. Actor Steve-O (“Jackass”) is 31. Actor Ethan Embry is 27. Actress Sarah Schaub is 22. Singer Raz B is 20. Actress Kat Dennings is 19. Actresses Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are 19.

Thought for Today: “The penalty of success is to be bored by people who used to snub you.” — Viscountess Astor, American-born English politician (1879-1964).

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