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 This day in History - October 9
395 Historic Events for October 9
1977

Lee San San, Miss Hong Kong Universe (1997)

Birth
1978

Jacques Brel, Belgian chansonnier, buried on Atuama, dies at 49

Death
1978

Randy Spelling, LA Calif, actor (Sean Richards-Sunset Beach)

Birth
1978

12th Country Music Assn Award

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1978

John Kander and Fred Ebb's musical "Ballroom," premieres in NYC

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1979

Lydia Jane Lipscombe, Christchurch NZ, breastroker (Olympics-96)

Birth
1979

Ashley Anderson, Miss Delaware Teen USA (1996)

Birth
1979

Howard Stern begins broadcasting on WCCC in Hartford Conn

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1980

Princess Caroline of Monaco divorces Philippe Junot

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1980

Nobel prize for literature awarded to Czeslaw Milosz

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1980

1st consumer use of home banking by computer (Knoxville Tn)

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1981

Zachery Ty Bryan, Denver CO, actor (Brad-Home Improvement)

Birth
1982

Anna Freud, Austria/Engl psychoanalyst/daughter of Sigmund, dies at 86

Death
1982

Attack on synagouge in Rome, 1 dead

Event
1983

Sun Suk Joon, South Korean vice premier, murdered

Death
1983

4 South Korean govt ministers assassinated in Rangoon Burma

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1984

Kathy Sullivan becomes 1st US woman to walk in space

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1985

Central Park's Strawberry Fields, dedicated

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1985

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

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1985

"Tango Argentino" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 198 perfs

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1986

Senate convicted US District Judge Harry E Claiborne making him 5th federal official to be removed from office through impeachment

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1986

Gilbert Perreault, Buffalo, became 12th NHLer to score 500 goals

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1986

"Phantom of the Opera" premeires in London

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1987

Clare A Booth Luce, US diplomat/journalist, dies at 84

Death
1987

Japanese bank buys "Lady McGill" stamp for $1,100,000

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