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 This day in History - November 15
371 Historic Events for November 15
1977

Pres Jimmy Carter welcomes Shah of Iran

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1978

Pirates outfielder Dave Parker wins NL MVP

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1978

Harold Pinter's "Betrayal," premieres in London

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1978

183 die as Icelandic Airlines DC-8 crashes in Colombo, Sri Lanka

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1978

Margaret Mead, anthropologist (Thoughts and Female), dies in NY at 76

Death
1979

ABC-TV announces it would broadcast nightly specials on Iran hostage

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1979

Brit govt identifies Sir Anthony Blunt as 4th man in Soviet spy ring

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1980

Annunzio Mantovani, Italian orchestra leader (Mantovani), dies at 75

Death
1980

Pope John Paul II began 5 day visit to West Germany

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1981

Enid Markey, actress (Foolish Mothers, Civilization), dies at 85

Death
1981

Natalie Lacuesta, Chicago Ill, rhythmic gymnast (Olympics-96)

Birth
1981

"Camelot" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 48 performances

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1982

Funeral services held in Moscow's Red Square for Leonid I Brezhnev

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1983

Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus proclaimed

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1983

John Le Mesurier, British actor (Jabberwocky, Dad's Army), dies at 71

Death
1983

75th hat trick in Islander history-Mike Bossy

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1984

Baby Fae, who received a baboon's heart, dies at 3 weeks

Death
1985

Spencer W Kimball, US head of mormon church, dies at 90

Death
1986

Alexandre Tansman, Polish composer (Dyptique), dies at 89

Death
1986

2nd time Saturday Night Live uses a time delay (Sam Knison hosts)

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1987

Carla Beurskens runs Dutch female record marathon (2:26:34)

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1987

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

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1987

NY Giant Raul Allegre kicks 2, 50 or more yard field goals in a game

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1987

Leile McBridge (Denver), crowned Miss Black America

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1987

28 of 82 aboard Continental Airlines DC-9, die in crash at Denver

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