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 This day in History - October 29
336 Historic Events for October 29
1974

R A Dickey, Nashville Tenn, baseball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-96)

Birth
1975

Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffer kills 1st victim

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1975

John Scott Trotter, orch leader (George Gobel Show), dies at 67

Death
1975

Boston's Fred Lynn is the overwhelming choice as AL Rookie of Year

Event
1975

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

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1976

Claudia Dopf, Miss Peru Universe (1997)

Birth
1977

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Event
1977

Texas' Russell Erideben kicks his 3rd 60 yard field goal of the season

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1977

"Act" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 233 performances

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1979

Silvia Bertolaccini wins LPGA Colgate Far East Golf Open

Event
1979

Billy Martin fired as Yankee manager (2nd time)

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1981

Amanda Beard, Newport Beach CA, 100m/200m breaststroke (Oly-2 silv-96)

Birth
1981

Bill Giles becomes CEO of Phila Phillies

Event
1981

William O Walker, publisher of Cleveland Call Post, dies at 85

Death
1982

Car maker John DeLorean indicted for drug trafficking, later acquitted

Event
1982

Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson release "Girl is Mine"

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1983

Sten Broman, composer, dies at 81

Death
1983

550,000 Dutch demonstrate against cruise missile

Event
1983

Notre Dame's Gil Fenerty rushes for 337 yards and 6 touchdowns

Event
1984

Orlando Pizzolato (2:14:53) and Greta Weitz (2:29:30) win NY Marathon

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1985

Cards' Joaquin Andujar suspended for 10 games for bumping an ump

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1985

John Lodge, actor (Sensation, In Like Flint)/(gov-R-CT), dies at 82

Death
1986

Sem Presser, Dutch press photographer, dies at 68

Death
1986

Kirk Muller scores NJ Devil record 6 point, beat Penguins, 8-6

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1986

Padres pitcher LaMarr Hoyt is arrested at US-Mexico border for drugs

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