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On this day: June 5

POSTED: 01:54 PM MDT Jun 03, 2013    UPDATED: 12:00 AM MDT Jun 05, 2013 

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 - Adam Smith
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1723: Moral philosopher and economics pioneer Adam Smith is born in Kirkcaldy, Scotland. Smith is best known for his two classic works, "The Theory of Moral Sentiments" and "An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations," the latter of which is considered the first modern work of economics.


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