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 This day in History - November 8
349 Historic Events for November 8
1959

Tunisian pres Habib Bourguiba's Nes Destour party wins every chair

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1960

JFK (Sen-D-Mass) beats VP Richard Nixon (R) for 35th US president

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1961

Whitey Ford is voted Cy Young Award winner over Warren Spahn

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1961

Leif Garrett, Hollywood Cal, singer/actor (Devil x 5, 3 for the Road)

Birth
1962

Ron Johnson, Australian baseball hitting coach (Olympics-1996)

Birth
1962

Canada govt orders changing nickel back to round shape

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1963

Paul Butcher, NFL linebacker (Carolina Panthers)

Birth
1963

Simon Jurovsky, composer, dies at 51

Death
1963

Dwight Smith, Tallahassee FL, outfielder (Atlanta Braves)

Birth
1964

Orioles Frank Robinson unanimous choice as AL MVP

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1964

IMF grants Great Britain credit of $1 billion

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1964

KUPK TV channel 13 in Garden City, KS (ABC) begins broadcasting

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1964

Mickey Wright wins LPGA Tall City Golf Open

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1964

Chuck Cecil, NFL safety (Houston Oilers)

Birth
1965

"Days of Our Lives" premieres on TV

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1965

Bart Latuheru, soccer player (Vitesse)

Birth
1965

Mike Peluso, Pengilly Canada, NHL left wing (NJ Devils)

Birth
1965

British Indian Ocean Territory formed

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1965

Jeff Blauser, Los gatos CA, infielder (Atlanta Braves)

Birth
1965

Dorothy Kilgallen, columnist (What's My Line?), dies at 52

Death
1966

Michael Soles, CFL fullback (Montreal Alouettes)

Birth
1966

Edward W Brooke (Rep-R-Mass) becomes 1st black elected to Senate

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1966

Movie actor Ronald Reagan elected governor of California

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1966

Ulrich Cruden, soccer player (NEC)

Birth
1966

Frank Robinson selected AL MVP

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