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 This day in History - November 6
362 Historic Events for November 6
1971

US performs underground nuclear test at Amchitka Island Aleutians

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1971

"Great Harp" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 7 performances

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1972

Vicki Movessian, ice hockey defenseman (USA, Oly-98)

Birth
1972

Tod Andrews, actor (Gray Ghost, Counterthrust), dies at 52

Death
1972

Anthony Brown, NFL tackle (Cin Bengals)

Birth
1972

Billy Murcia, rocker (New York Dolls), chokes to death at 21

Death
1973

Taje Allen, kicker (St Louis Rams)

Birth
1973

"Man With the Golden Girl" begins shooting

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1973

Coleman Young elected mayor of Detroit

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1973

Abe Beame eleceted 1st Jewish mayor on NYC

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1974

Dodger Mike Marshall is 1st relief pitcher to win Cy Young Award

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1975

Mike Maurer, CFL fullback (Saskatchewan Roughriders)

Birth
1975

"Hello, Dolly" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 51 performances

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1975

1st appearance of Sex Pistols

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1976

Benjamin Hooks, succeeds Roy Wilkins as executive director of NAACP

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1976

Former Twins relief ace Bill Campbell is 1st free-agent to sign with a new team, joining the Red Sox for $1 million over 4 years

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1976

Laurie Baker, ice hockey forward (USA, Oly-gold-98)

Birth
1977

"Hair" closes at Biltmore Theater NYC after 43 performances

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1977

1st Emmy Sports Award presentation

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1977

39 killed in an earthen dam burst at Toccoa Falls Bible College, Ga

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1978

Nicole Dubuc, actress (Robin-Major Dad)

Birth
1978

Iranian general Gholan Reza Azhari forms govt

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1978

Shah of Iran places Iran under military rule

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1978

Flora Campbell, actress (Faraway Hill, Date With Judy), dies at 67

Death
1979

Ayatolla Khomeini takes over in Iran

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