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391 Historic Events for December 10
1973

Marcus Wall, CFL receiver (Montreal Alouettes)

Birth
1973

1st time since 1885, tennis has 2 top males (S Smith and J Connors)

Event
1973

Rusty LaRue, NBA guard (Chicago Bulls)

Birth
1973

Bernard Holsey, defensive tackle (NY Giants)

Birth
1973

Earle Foxe, actor (Dance Fools Dance), dies at 81

Death
1974

Helios 1 launched by US, Germany; later makes closest flyby of Sun

Event
1974

European Economic Community calls for a European Parliament

Event
1974

Paul Richards, actor (Dr Thompson-Breaking Point), dies at 50

Death
1974

Space probe Helios 1 launched

Event
1975

Terry Funk beats Jack Brisco in Miami Beach, to become NWA champ

Event
1975

Andrei Sakharov's wife Yelena Bonner, accepts his Nobel Peace Prize

Event
1976

Wings release triple album "Wings Over America"

Event
1977

Soyuz 26 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station

Event
1978

"Platinum" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 33 performances

Event
1978

Islanders ends 15 game undefeated streak (12-0-3) to Canadians

Event
1978

In Oslo, Menachem Begin and Anwar Sadat accept 1978 Nobel Peace Prize

Event
1978

Edward D Wood Jr, director (Plan 9), dies of heart failure at 54

Death
1978

Miura Isshu, Zen teacher, Hakuin Rinzai line, dies at 75

Death
1978

67th Davis Cup: USA beats Great Britain in Rancho Mirage (4-1)

Event
1979

Ann Dvorak, actress (G Men, Life of Her Own, Scarface), dies at 67

Death
1979

Fulton J Sheen, bishop (Life is Worth Living), dies at 84

Death
1979

Piet Dankert appointed as chairman of European Parliament

Event
1980

USSR performs underground nuclear test

Event
1980

Soyuz T-3 returns to Earth

Event
1981

John Kieran, TV host (Information Please), dies at 89

Death