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 This day in History - October 15
378 Historic Events for October 15
1955

Tanya Roberts, [Leigh], Bronx NY, actress (Charlie's Angels, Sheena)

Birth
1955

Cathy Ladman, comedienne (Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead)

Birth
1955

Victor Pecci, Paraguay, tennis star

Birth
1955

Fumio Hayasaka, composer, dies at 41

Death
1955

Kristine Winder, Vancouver BC, playmate (Oct, 1977)

Birth
1956

Pyotr Bolotnikov runs world record 10k (28:42.8)

Event
1956

Yankees Enos Slaughter scores from 1st on a single in World Series

Event
1956

William J Brennan Jr appointed to Supreme Court

Event
1957

Giants trade Minneapolis franchise to Red Sox for SF Seals-franchises only, not the players

Event
1958

John C Poortenaar, painter/etcher/cartoonist, dies at 72

Death
1958

John Hamilton, actor (Perry White-Superman), dies at 61

Death
1958

Jack Mason, cricketer (England all-rounder v Australia 1897-98), dies

Death
1958

Tunisia drops diplomatic relations with Egypt

Event
1958

USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Event
1958

Jayne Modean, Hartford Ct, actress (Nurse Hooter-Trauma Center)

Birth
1959

"Untouchables" premieres

Event
1959

KNDO TV channel 23 in Yakima, WA (NBC) begins broadcasting

Event
1959

Sarah Magaret Fergusson, [Fergie], London England, Duchess of York

Birth
1960

Clara Kimball Young, actress (Return of Chandu), dies of stroke at 70

Death
1960

Maude Eburne, actress (Ladies They Talk About, Guardsman), dies at 84

Death
1960

Henny Porten, silent screen actress (Mother Love), dies at 70

Death
1960

"Laughs and Other Events" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 8 perfs

Event
1962

Byron R White appointed to Supreme Court

Event
1962

WLOX TV channel 13 in Biloxi-Gulfport, MS (ABC) begins broadcasting

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1962

Susan DeMattei, SF Calif, cyclist (Olympics-bronze-96)

Birth