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 This day in History - February 6
407 Historic Events for February 6
1982

"Centerfold" by J Geils Band hit #1 on pop chart

Event
1982

Ben Nicholson, England, painter/sculptor (Circle), dies at 87

Death
1983

Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Elizabeth Arden Golf Classic

Event
1983

13th NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 20-19

Event
1984

Brandon Hammond, actor (Grgory Hines Show)

Birth
1984

Moslem militiamen take over West Beirut from Lebanese army

Event
1985

Charles Briggs, actor (13 Frightened Girls, Capt Newman), dies at 53

Death
1985

Dandy Nichols, actress (Confessions of a Window Cleaner), dies at 78

Death
1986

William Collier, actor (Up the River, She's My Weakness), dies

Death
1986

NJ Devil Peter McNab becomes 42nd NHLer to score 350 goals

Event
1987

US female Figure Skating championship won by Jill Trenary

Event
1987

No-smoking rules take effect in federal buildings

Event
1988

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Event
1988

Lee Goodman, actor (Imitation of Life), dies of TB at 64

Death
1988

Marghanita Laski, English author (Victorian chaise-lounge), dies

Death
1989

Barbara Tuchman, historian (Guns of August-Pulitzer), dies at 77

Death
1989

Andre Cayatte, dies

Death
1989

Lech Walesa begins negotiating with Polish govt

Event
1990

Brett Hull becomes 1st son of NHL 50 goal scorer (Bobby) to score 50

Event
1990

Ground breaking begins on Baltimore Orioles' new $102 million stadium

Event
1990

Jane Novak, silent screen actress (Ghost Town), dies of stroke at 94

Death
1990

Steve Briers of Wales recited the entire lyrics of Queen's album "A Night At The Opera" in 9 minutes and 58.44 seconds backwards!

Event
1990

John Merivale, actor (Caltiki), dies

Death
1991

Marten Levendig, Dutch TV correspondent to Moscow, dies

Death
1991

Mousey Davis becomes 1st coach of NY-NJ Knights

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