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 This day in History - January 6
432 Historic Events for January 6
1976

Danny Pintauro, Milltown NJ, actor (Jonathan-Who's the Boss)

Birth
1976

Agnieszka Zielinska, Miss Poland Universe (1997)

Birth
1976

Ted Turner purchases Atlanta Braves for reported $12 million

Event
1976

China PR performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC

Event
1976

Jeremy Linn, US, 100m breaststroke (Olympics-silver/gold-96)

Birth
1976

Richard Zednik, Bystrica CZE, NHL forward (Team Slovakia, Wash)

Birth
1976

Oscar Espl , Spanish philosopher/composer (Sonata del Sur), dies at 89

Death
1977

Amy Zappone, Wolcott Connecticut, Miss America-Connecticut (1996)

Birth
1977

Stacey Gartrell, Sydney NSW Australia, swimmer (Olympics-96)

Birth
1977

EMI records drop punk rock group Sex Pistols

Event
1978

Steve Hartsell, Ann Arbor Mich, pairs skater (and Danielle Hartsell)

Birth
1978

John D MacArthur, US insurance billionaire, dies at 80

Death
1978

US hand over St Stephan crown to Hungary

Event
1978

1st postage stamp copyrighted by US (Carl Sandburg stamp)

Event
1979

The Village People's ‘Y.M.C.A’ becomes their only UK No.1 single. At it's peak it sold over 150,000 copies a day

Event
1980

Phil Flyers set NHL record of 35 straight games without a defeat

Event
1980

Indira Gandhi's Congress Party wins elections in India

Event
1980

"1940's Radio Hour" closes at St James Theater NYC after 105 perfs

Event
1981

A[rchibald] J[oseph] Cronin, physician/author (Citadel), dies at 84

Death
1981

50th hat trick in Islander history-John Tonelli scored 5 goals

Event
1984

Last day of Test cricket for Chappell, Marsh and Lillee

Event
1984

Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 41 B mission

Event
1985

Robert H W Welch Jr, US founder/leader John Birch Society, dies at 85

Death
1986

Louis Lebeer, Dutch art historian, dies at 90

Death
1986

Impala Platinum fires 20,000 black mine workers in Johannesburg

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