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 This day in History - December 18
361 Historic Events for December 18
1987

Ivan F Boesky sentenced to 3 years for insider trading

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1987

Benazir Bhutto, Pakistan's future pres, marries Asif Ali Zardari

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1988

5th meeting of Giants-Jets, Jets win and eliminate Giants from playoffs

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1988

Seattle Seahawks win their 1st ever division title with 9-7 record

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1989

Athol Fugard's "My Children, My Africa," premieres in NYC

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1989

"I Love Lucy" Christmas episode, shown for 1st time in over 30 years

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1990

Anne Revere, actress (National Velvet), dies of pneumonia at 87

Death
1990

Paul Tortelier, composer, dies at 76

Death
1990

NL releases short list of teams for 1993 NL expansion

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1990

NL announces Buffalo, Denver, Miami, Orlando, Tampa-St Petersburg, and Wash DC as 6 finalist for 1993 expansion (Miami and Denver win)

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1991

June Storey, actress (South of the Border), dies of cancer at 73

Death
1991

General Motors announces closing of 21 plants

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1991

DeForest Kelly (Dr McCoy on Star Trek) gets a star in Hollywood

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1992

Mark Goodson, TV game show producer (Goodson-Toddman), dies at 77

Death
1992

Mother Clare Hale, cared for NYC AIDS babies (Hale House), dies at 87

Death
1992

Richard H Ichord, US leader of House Un-American Act Comm, dies

Death
1992

Dana Andrews, actor (Best Years of Our Lifes), dies at 83

Death
1992

FCC vote 4-1 to allow Infinity to purchase Cook Inlet stations

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1993

Kevin Scott skates world record 1K (1:12.54)

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1993

Sam Wanamaker, actor (Pvt Benjamin), dies of prostate cancer at 74

Death
1994

Heinz Bernard Lowenstein, actor/director, dies at 71

Death
1994

Peter Hebblethwaite, English editor-in-chief (The Month), dies at 64

Death
1994

Socialist Party (ex-communist) wins Bulgaria parliamentary election

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1994

"Comedy Tonight" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 8 performances

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1994

"What's Wrong With this Pic?" closes at Circle in Sq NYC after 12 perf

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