This week in history: June 10 – June 16

Associated Press
This week in history: June 10–June 16

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By Claudine Zap

This was a week of monumental moments: President Regan called on Soviet leader Gorbachev to "tear down this wall." Iconic actor of the Western film genre John Wayne died, and the movie "E.T. the Extra Terrestrial" came to life. Plus, Coney Island opened the first roller coaster. And more.