Top photos of the day: Thursday, June 5, 2014

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From the archives:Joey D’Auria, who played Bozo the Clown on “The Bozo Super Sunday Show” and other versions of the series since 1984, applies makeup at WGN-TV studios on June 5, 2001. The final taping in the show’s four-decade run took place June 12, 2001. | AP file photo

A selection of some of the best photographs from around the world:

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Colonel-in-Chief, Army Air Corps, salutes at the Glider Pilot Regiment Memorial at Pegasus Bridge during the D-Day 70th Commemoration in Ranville, France. | Getty Images

The Red Arrows display leaves a heart in the sky over Southsea Common at the end of a commemoration service of the D-Day landings in Portsmouth, England. | Getty Images

The Red Arrows display team perform over Southsea Common at the end of a commemoration service of the D-Day landings in Portsmouth, England. | Getty Images

In this July 26, 1976 photo, Boston Red Sox manager Don Zimmer, his left cheek ballooned out with chewing tobacco, scans the home crowd at Fenway Park, prior to Boston’s game with the Cleveland Indians. It was Zimmer’s first home game as the team’s new skipper. Zimmer, a popular fixture in professional baseball for 66 years, who both played and managed the Cubs, died Wednesday at 83. | AP file photo

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This composite image combines a modern-day photo of the street area and Notre-Dame Nativity church in Bernieres-sur-Mer, France along with an archive photo from D-Day, where a Canadian soldier can be seen directing traffic. Approximately 14,000 Canadian soldiers were put ashore, with 340 of them losing their lives in the battle. | Getty Images

More historic photos showing D-Day then, and now in our full gallery

Students from Perspectives Charter School participate in an “I Am for Peace” march down State Street. | Jessica Koscielniak / Sun-Times

John Vernon, of the U.S.S. Chatelain, spoke of his experiences during a reunion on the 70th anniversary of the capture of the U-505 at the Museum of Science and Industry. The reunion featured the last surviving veterans who captured the U-boat. | Al Podgorski / Sun-Times Media

More U-505 photos in our full gallery

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