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 This day in History - October 5
384 Historic Events for October 5
1980

Kathy Whitworth/Donna Caponi Young win Portland Ping Team Golf Champ

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1980

Formal opening of meditation hall of Zenshin Temple in Riverdale Bronx

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1981

Gloria Grahame, actress (Sue-Rich Man Poor Man), dies at 55

Death
1981

Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg becomes an honarary American

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1981

Jud Strunk, singer/comedian (Laugh-In), dies at 48

Death
1981

Dutch guilder/Deutsche mark revalued up 5.5%

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1982

Unmanned rocket sled reaches 9,851 kph at White Sands, NM

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1982

Natalie Vlandis, Northridge Calif, pairs skater (and Jered Guzman)

Birth
1982

1st NJ Devils game, tie the Pitts Penguins 3-3 at the Meadowlands

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1982

China PR performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC

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1982

Hernan Siles Zuazo appointed president of Bolivia

Event
1983

Lech Walesa wins Nobel Peace Prize

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1984

Leonard Rossiter, actor (2001, Water), dies of a heart attack at 57

Death
1984

13th Space Shuttle Mission (41-G)-Challenger 6-launched

Event
1985

Grambling's Eddie Robinson wins record 324th football game

Event
1986

Hall B Wallis, US movie production (Barefoot in Park), dies at 87

Death
1986

London Sunday Times reports Israel is stocking nuclear arms

Event
1988

Israel bans Meir Kahane's Kach Party on grounds of racism

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1988

Chilean population agrees at referendum against Pinochet regime

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1988

Brazil adopts its Constitution

Event
1990

Meir Kahane, founder of Jewish defense league, assassinated at 58

Death
1990

Cincinnati jury acquits art gallery of obsentity (Mappelthorpe photos)

Event
1991

Military transport plane crashes at Djakarta, 133 dies

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1991

Fresno State ties NCAA record with 49 points in a quarter, as they route New Mexico 94-17

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1991

Carlos Huerta's NCAA record streak of successful points after a touchdown ends at 157

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