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 This day in History - December 22
419 Historic Events for December 22
1955

Lynne Thigpen, actress (Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego?)

Birth
1955

Len Braund, cricketer (23 Tests for England 987 runs 47 wkts), dies

Death
1956

"New Faces of 1956" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 221 perfs

Event
1956

Last British/French troops leave Egypt

Event
1956

Marcy Hanson, Galveston TX, playmate (Oct, 1978)

Birth
1956

?, Columbus Ohio, 1st gorilla born in captivity

Birth
1957

Ricky Ross, British rock vocalist (Deacon Blue-Raintown)

Birth
1957

Lynne Thigpen, Joliet Ill, actress (Nancy-Love Sidney)

Birth
1957

Susan Powter, diet guru/author/talk show host (Susan Powter Show)

Birth
1957

KWRB (now KFNE) TV channel 10 in Lander-Riverton, WY (ABC) begins

Event
1958

Lion Feuchtwanger, Germ/US philosopher (JĀdische Krieg), dies at 74

Death
1958

Fjodor W Gladkow, Russian author (Cement), dies at 75

Death
1958

"Whoop-Up" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 56 performances

Event
1958

Lenny Von Dohlen, Augusta GA, actor (Love Kills, Electric Dreams)

Birth
1958

2nd Dutch Beel govt forms

Event
1958

"Chipmunk Song" reaches #1

Event
1959

Gilda Gray, actress (Piccadilly), dies of heart attack at 60

Death
1959

Continental League awards its last franchise to Dallas-Ft Worth

Event
1959

NY Ranger goalie Marcel Paille wears a customized mask

Event
1960

Jean-Michel Basquiat, Haiti/US graffiti artist/painter (Gray, SAMO)

Birth
1960

Tyrell Biggs, Phila, super HW boxer (Olympic-gold-1984)

Birth
1961

Yuri Ivanovich Malinchenko, Russian lt-col/cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-19)

Birth
1961

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

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1962

USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

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1962

Kinderman Place in the Bronx named

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