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 This day in History - December 27
319 Historic Events for December 27
1986

"Les Miserables" opens at Kennedy Center, Wash DC

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1986

10th Soap Opera Digest Poll Awards - Young and Restless wins

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1986

Cliff Burton, bass player (Metallica), dies in a bus crash at 24

Death
1986

Lars-Eric Vilner Larsson, composer, dies at 78

Death
1987

Priscilla Dean, actress (Outside the Law), dies of injuries at 91

Death
1987

Rewi Alley, NZ author, pro Chinese communist, dies at 90 in Beijing

Death
1987

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

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1987

Steve Largent sets all-time NFL record for career catches when he catches his 752nd pass

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1988

Fox Harris, actor (Alienator, Warlords, Sid and Nancy), dies

Death
1988

Hall Ashby, US director (Shampoo, 8 Million Ways to Die), dies at 59

Death
1988

Bulgaria stops jamming Radio Free Europe after more than 3 decades

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1989

Oregon begins taking bids on NBA games

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1991

John Morgan Evans, actor, dies after lengthy illness at 49

Death
1991

Bengals hire Dave Shula as youngest NFL coach (32)

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1991

Chuck Knox retires as Seattle Seahawk coach

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1991

"Carol Burnett Show" last airs on CBS-TV

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1991

Edward M Love, choreographer/dancer, dies of AIDS at 43

Death
1991

W Hudson, US "strongest man to the world" (540 kg), dies

Death
1992

"Les Miserables" opens at Ostregaswerks, Copenhagen

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1992

Cardew "the Cad" [Douglas] Robinson, Engl comedian (Alfie), dies at 75

Death
1992

Jan Peeters, Dutch watercolorist/monument artist, dies

Death
1992

Harry Connick Jr is caught with 9mm gun in NY's JFK airport

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1992

13th United Negro College Fund raises $11,000,000

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1992

"Tommy Tune Tonite! Song and Dance Act" opens at Gershwin NYC for 10 per

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1992

"3 From Brooklyn" closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 45 perfs

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