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 This day in History - October 15
378 Historic Events for October 15
1975

Iceland moves intl boundary from 50 to 200 miles

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1976

1st debate of major-ticket VP nominees Mondale (D) vs Dole (R)

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1976

Carlo Gambino, US gangster, dies at 74

Death
1976

Ringo releases "A Dose of Rock 'n' Roll"

Event
1977

Debbie Boone's "You Light Up My Life," goes #1 and stays #1 for 10 weeks

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1977

Don Ritchie runs world record 100 mile (11:30:51)

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1977

Arkansas' Steve Little kicks a record tying 67 yard field goal

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1977

Ralph Truman, actor (Henry V, Treasure Island), dies at 77

Death
1978

Devon Gummersall, Colo, actor (Relativity, Brian-My So Called Life)

Birth
1978

Cheryl Crowe, Miss Delaware Teen USA (1997)

Birth
1978

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

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1978

Silvia Bertolaccini wins LPGA Civitan Golf Open

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1979

NY Knicks retire 2nd number, # 10, Walt Frazier

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1979

1st Monday night game from NYC, Jets beat Vikings 14-7 (Shea Stad)

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1979

Chinese premier Hwa Kwofeng visits Paris

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1979

Military coup in El Salvador: president/general Carlos Romero flees

Event
1979

Mahana Ka'ahumanu Walters, Miss Hawaii Teen USA (3rd-1997)

Birth
1980

Nobel prize for economy awarded to Lawrence R Klein

Event
1980

George Brett is forced out of World Series with hemorrhoids

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1981

Justin Jud Strunk Jr, comedian (Laugh In), dies at 48

Death
1981

Frank DeKova, actor (Chief Wild Eagle-F Troop), dies

Death
1981

NY Yankees capture 33rd AL pennant, sweeping 3 games from Oakland A's

Event
1982

Elsie Randolph, actress (That'll Make You Whistle), dies

Death
1983

US Marine sharpshooters kill 5 snipers at Beirut Intl Airport

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1983

Black Hawks and Maple Leafs combine for fastest 5 goals (84 seconds)

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