Saturday, June 1, is the 152d day of 2013. There are 213 days left in the year.
Today’s birthdays: Singer Pat Boone is 79. Actor Morgan Freeman is 76. Actor Rene Auberjonois is 73. Opera singer Frederica von Stade is 68. Actor Brian Cox is 67. Rock musician Ronnie Wood is 66. Actor Jonathan Pryce is 66. Actor Powers Boothe is 65. Model-actress Heidi Klum is 40. Singer Alanis Morissette is 39. Singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile is 32. Tennis player Justine Henin is 31.
In 1533, Anne Boleyn, the second wife of King Henry VIII, was crowned as Queen Consort of England.
In 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state of the union.
In 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.
In 1868, James Buchanan, the 15th president, died near Lancaster, Pa., at age 77.
In 1943, a civilian flight from Portugal to England was shot down by the Germans during World War II, killing all 17 people aboard, including actor Leslie Howard.
In 1967, the Beatles album ‘‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’’ was released.
In 1968, author-lecturer Helen Keller, who earned a college degree despite being blind and deaf, died in Westport, Conn., at age 87.
In 1980, Cable News Network made its debut.
In 2008, fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent died in Paris at age 71.