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 This day in History - October 30
392 Historic Events for October 30
1956

Leslie Webb, equestrian dressage (Olympics-96)

Birth
1956

Juliet Stevenson, Essex England, actress (Secret Rapture, Life Story)

Birth
1957

WYTV TV channel 33 in Youngstown, OH (ABC) begins broadcasting

Event
1957

Aleksandr Ivanovich Lazutkin, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-25)

Birth
1957

WLWI (now WTHR) TV channel 13 in Indianapolis, IN (ABC) 1st broadcast

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1957

Dmitri Sjostakovitch's 11th Symphony premieres in Moscow

Event
1957

Soviet Union launches, Sputnik II, carrying a dog named Laika

Event
1958

Kevin Pollak, SF, comedian (Usual Suspects, Grumpy Old Men)

Birth
1958

Rose Macaulay, writer, dies at 77

Death
1959

Blonde Dolly, [Sybille A J Niemans], society prostitute, dies at 33

Death
1960

Alfred Hill, composer, dies at 89

Death
1960

David Valle, Bayside NY, catcher (Texas Rangers)

Birth
1960

Guatemala's "La Hora" reports plan for invasion on Cuba

Event
1960

Kim Thompson, Bath England, actress (Stealing Heaven)

Birth
1960

Monica Bellucci, Citta di Castello Italy, actress (Dracula)

Birth
1960

Diego A Maradona, Argentina/Italy soccer player (World Cup)

Birth
1961

Soviet Union tests a 58 megaton hydrogen bomb

Event
1961

Soviet Party Congress unanimously approves a resolution removing Stalin's body from Lenin's tomb in Red Square

Event
1961

Luigi Einaudi, economist/1st president Italy, dies

Death
1961

Hans Segers, soccer goaltender (PSV, Nottingham Forest, Wimbledon)

Birth
1961

UN unanimously elects U Thant acting secretary general of the UN

Event
1962

Mark Portugal, LA Calif, pitcher (Cin Reds)

Birth
1962

Danny Tartabull, Miami FL, outfielder (NY Yankees, Chic White Sox)

Birth
1962

US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Johnston Island

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1962

Courtney Walsh, cricketer (WI pace bowler, hat-trick v Aust 1988)

Birth