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 This day in History - October 23
334 Historic Events for October 23
1956

1st video recording on magnetic tape televised coast-to-coast

Event
1957

Louann Fernald San Antonio TX, playmate (Jun, 1979)

Birth
1957

Sue Ertl, LPGA golfer

Birth
1957

Frederick Burton, actor (One Way Passage), dies at 86

Death
1957

1st test firing of Vanguard satellite launch vehicle, TV-3

Event
1958

USSR lends money to UAR to build Aswan High Dam

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1958

Soviet novelist Boris Pasternak, wins Nobel Prize for Literature

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1958

De Gaulle offers Algerians defiance "peace of the brave"

Event
1959

"Weird Al" Yankovic, Calif, parody singer (Eat It, UHF, Naked Gun)

Birth
1959

Chinese troops move into India, 17 die

Event
1959

Sam Raimi, actor (Indian Summer, Thou Shalt Not Kill Except)

Birth
1961

"Kwamina" opens at 54th St Theater NYC for 32 performances

Event
1961

USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Event
1962

Christo van Rensburg, South Africa, tennis star

Birth
1962

Daria Scagliola, Italian/Dutch photographer (vuurtorenpostzegels)

Birth
1962

Jaime Yzaga, Peru, tennis star

Birth
1962

Mike Tomczak, NFL quarterback (Pitts Steelers)

Birth
1962

Beatie Edney, London England, actress (Diary of a Mad Old Man)

Birth
1962

Doug Flutie, CFL/NFL quarterback (Argonauts, Generals, Bears, Pats)

Birth
1962

Adlai Stevenson speaks at UN about Cuba crisis

Event
1962

USAF Major Robert A Rushworth takes X-15 to 40,800m

Event
1962

WCIV TV channel 4 in Charleston, SC (NBC) begins broadcasting

Event
1963

Neil Simon's "Barefoot in the Park," premieres in NYC

Event
1963

Rapha‰l HLAJM Verwilghen, architect/urban developer, dies at 78

Death
1963

David Bedard, Montreal QUE, 3m springboard diver (Oly-84, 88, 92, 96)

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