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 This day in History - October 21
376 Historic Events for October 21
1953

Charlotte Caffey, rock guitarist/keyboardist/vocalist (Go-Go's)

Birth
1953

Eleonora Giorgi, Rome Italy, actress (Nu de Femme, To Forget Venice)

Birth
1954

Indonesian troops land in New-Guinea

Event
1954

Dorothy Parker/Arnaud d'Usseau's "Ladies of the Corridor," premieres

Event
1955

Eric Faulkner, Edinburgh Scotland, rock guitarist (Bay City Rollers)

Birth
1955

Roy Minnett, cricketer (Australian all-rounder prior to WW I), dies

Death
1956

Carrie Fisher, Beverly Hills, actress (Princess Lelia-Star Wars)

Birth
1956

Betty Dodd wins LPGA Lawton Golf Open

Event
1957

Julian Cope, [Kevin Stapleton], Welsh pop musician (Eve's Volcano)

Birth
1957

Steve Lukather, US rock singer/guitarist (Toto-Africa)

Birth
1957

Jailhouse Rock starring Elvis Presley opens

Event
1957

Giants purchase Class-A Phoenix team

Event
1957

Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Lawton Golf Open

Event
1958

1st women in English House of Lords

Event
1959

Guggenheim Museum, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, opens (NYC)

Event
1959

George Bell, Dom Rep, outfielder (Blue Jays, 1987 AL MVP)

Birth
1959

Contra revolutionaries bomb Havana

Event
1959

Players Assn approves 2 All-Star Games in 1960, to be held in KC and NY

Event
1960

Lionel Washington, NFL cornerback (Denver Broncos)

Birth
1960

JFK and Nixon clashed in 4th and final presidential debate (NYC)

Event
1960

1st British nuclear sub Dreadnought launched

Event
1961

Mark Finch, film festival organiser

Birth
1961

Barbra Striesand opens in "Another Evening with Harry Stones"

Event
1961

USSR performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan USSR

Event
1961

Nils J E Ferlin, Swedish songwriter (Goggles), dies

Death