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Did the following events occur before (B) or after (A) D-Day (June 6, 1944)?

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Historical event(B)efore or (A)fter
Playwright Tennessee Williams receives the Pulitzer Prize for his play 'A Streetcar Named Desire'
Edward VIII abdicates the English throne to marry American socialite Wallis Simpson
The policy of apartheid begins in South Africa
Packard becomes the first automobile company to offer air conditioning in its cars
Chuck Norris is born
LaGuardia Airport in New York City opens for business
Singer Bing Crosby first records 'White Christmas' for distribution
Hattie McDaniel becomes the first African-American woman to win an Academy Award
Amelia Earhart disappears over the Pacific Ocean
The Jefferson Memorial is officially dedicated
The Hindenburg disaster occurs
Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering, later renamed Sony, is founded
American bandleader Glenn Miller goes missing and is presumed dead
The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is formed
Franklin D. Roosevelt dies
John Steinbeck's novel 'The Grapes of Wrath' is published
Meryl Streep is born
Lou Gehrig takes himself out of the New York Yankees lineup, ending his consecutive games played streak at 2,130
The U.S. drops the atomic bomb nicknamed 'Little Boy' over Hiroshima, Japan
'Casablanca' wins Best Picture at the Academy Awards
Mr. Potato Head is invented
Trygve Lie of Norway is selected as the first U.N. Secretary-General
NASCAR is incorporated
'I Love Lucy' premieres on CBS

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