Today is the 162nd day of 2012 and the 83rd day of spring.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1935, Dr. Robert Smith and Bill Wilson founded Alcoholics Anonymous.
In 1967, India and Syria agreed to a cease-fire, ending the Six-Day War.
In 2003, NASA launched the Mars exploration rover Spirit from Cape Canaveral, Fla.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Prince Philip (1921- ), husband of Queen Elizabeth II; Judy Garland (1922-1969), actress/singer; Maurice Sendak (1928-2012), author/illustrator; John Edwards (1953- ), politician; Eliot Spitzer (1959- ), politician; Jeanne Tripplehorn (1963- ), actress; Elizabeth Hurley (1965- ), model/actress; Bobby Jindal (1971- ), politician; Andy Schleck (1985- ), cyclist.
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1978, Affirmed won horse racing's Triple Crown.
TODAY'S FACT: California and Texas have the largest prisoner populations, with around 170,000 prisoners each.
TODAY'S QUOTE: "Dentopedalogy is the science of opening your mouth and putting your foot in it. I've been practicing it for years." -- Prince Philip
TODAY'S NUMBER: 37.5 -- percentage of Americans under 35 who owned their own home in 2011.
TODAY'S MOON: Between full moon (June 4) and last quarter moon (June 11).