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Born on this Day in History: June 13, 1892 - Basil Rathbone began as a Shakespearean actor on the London stage. Although he had a few parts in silent films, his big break came when movies added sound. His stage training and fencing skills made him a natural swashbuckler. In 1939, he starred as Sherlock Holmes in The Hound of the Baskervilles. After 14 movies in seven years, Rathbone was forever linked to the famous sleuth.
On this Day in History: June 13, 1966 - The Supreme Court hands down its decision in Miranda v. Arizona, establishing the principle that all criminal suspects must be advised of their rights before interrogation. Now considered standard police procedure, "You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can, and will, be used against you in court of law. You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford one, one will be appointed to you," has been heard so many times in television and film dramas that it has become almost cliche.