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 This day in History - February 15
486 Historic Events for February 15
1959

Ali Campbell, British reggae vocalist/guitarist (UB40-Red Red Wine)

Birth
1960

Jeanne Goldsmith, LA Calif, WPVA volleyballer (National-5th-1987)

Birth
1960

Darrell Green, NFL cornerback (Washington Redskins)

Birth
1960

Mikey Craig, rock bassist (Culture Club-Do You Really Want to Hurt Me)

Birth
1961

Entire US figure skating team of 18, dies in Belgian Sabena 707 crash

Event
1961

Australia beat WI 2-1 in one of best Test Cricket series ever

Event
1961

Jack Whiting, actor (Top Speed, Life of the Party), dies at 59

Death
1961

Marubel Vinaon Owen, figure skater (Olympic-silver-1932), dies

Death
1962

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1962

[Babette] Renee Props, Okla, actress (Elly Snyder-As the World Turns)

Birth
1962

Vladimir Sokoloff, actor (Road to Morocco, Cloak and Dagger), dies at 72

Death
1963

Ken Lynch records "Misery," 1st Lennon-McCartney song by someone else

Event
1963

1st US female world figure skating champ (Tenley Albright)

Event
1964

Beatles' "Meet the Beatles!," album goes #1 and stays #1 for 11 weeks

Event
1964

Bill Bradley scores 51 points for Princeton

Event
1964

Chris Farley, actor (SNL, Wayne's World, Coneheads)

Birth
1964

Mark Price, NBA guard (Washington Bullets, Orlando Magic)

Birth
1964

Ken Hubbs, 2nd baseman (Chic Cubs), dies in plane crash at 22

Death
1965

Maple Leaf becomes official flag of Canada

Event
1965

Nat King Cole, singer (Unforgettable, Mona Lisa), dies at 49

Death
1965

Canada replaces Union Jack flag with Maple Leaf

Event
1965

John Lennon passes his driving test

Event
1965

Craig Matthews, cricket pace bowler (South African Test)

Birth
1966

Camillo Torres, Colombian priest/guerrilla fighter, dies

Death
1966

Kees Verkerk becomes world champion all-round skater

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