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 This day in History - December 29
328 Historic Events for December 29
1983

US announced withdrawal from UNESCO

Event
1983

Graeme Yallop completes 268 v Pakistan at cricket MCG

Event
1984

Leo Robin, lyricist, dies of heart failure at 84

Death
1984

Indian PM Rajiv Gandhi claims victory in parlimetary elections

Event
1984

5th United Negro College Fund

Event
1984

Blues took 27 shots against Islanders in 1 period

Event
1985

Alexa Ray Joel, daughter of Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley

Birth
1986

Andrei Tarkovski, Russian director (Stalker), dies at 54

Death
1986

[Maurice] Harold MacMillan, PM of Great-Britain (1957-63), dies at 92

Death
1986

John Antill, composer, dies at 82

Death
1988

Soviet Red Army Team edges NY Islanders, 3-2 at Nassau Coliseum

Event
1988

Victorian Post Office Museum in Australia closes

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1989

Vaclav Havel becomes president of Czechoslovakia

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1989

Jane Pauley says goodbye to NBC's "Today" show

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1989

Wayne Gretzky and Martina Navratilova, named athletes of decade by AP

Event
1990

Olympic gymnist Mary Lou Retton weds Shannon Kelley

Event
1991

Julia McCarthy, dies of cancer at 64

Death
1991

Boeing 747-200F of China Airlines crash into mountain at Taipei

Event
1991

12th United Negro College Fund

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1991

"Christmas Carol" closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC after 14 perfs

Event
1992

Vivienne Segal, US actress (Broadway, Pal Joey), dies at 95

Death
1992

LH Ruitenberg, vicar/editor in chief (Reform Netherlands), dies at 87

Death
1992

Gov Cuomo grants Jean Harris (Scarsdale Diet Dr killer) clemency

Event
1993

Todd Bridges arrested for transporting methamphetamine (speed)

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1993

Courtney Love sues doctors for leaking news of her methadone treatment

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