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 This day in History - May 18
398 Historic Events for May 18
1985

Tex Terry, actor (Apache Rose, Timberjack), dies at 82

Death
1985

111th Preakness: Pat Day aboard Tank's Prospect wins in 1:53.4

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1986

John Bubbles Sublett, tap dancer (Black and Bubbles), dies at 84

Death
1986

Chung Kwung Ying did 2,750 "atomic" hand-stand push-ups

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1986

Becky Pearson wins LPGA Chrysler-Plymouth Golf Classic

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1986

Chung Kwung Ying did 2,750 atomic hand-stand push-ups

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1986

David Goch finishes swimming 55,682 miles in a 25-yd pool

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1986

"Singin' in the Rain" closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 367 perfs

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1986

South African army occupies Botswana, Zimbabwe and Zambia

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1987

Wilbur J Cohen, 1st employee of Social Security System, dies at 73

Death
1988

Bayer Leverkusen wins 17th UEFA Cup at Leverkusen

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1988

Daws Butler, cartoon voice (Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound), dies at 71

Death
1988

In just Oakland's 39th of the season, pitcher Dave Stewart breaks record with his 12th balk en route to 16

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1989

Lisa Strawberry files for divorce from Darryl

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1990

Cubs Ryne Sandberg ends 2nd baseman record 123 errorless game streak

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1990

Judy Carne arrested at JFK airport on an 11 year old drug warrant

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1990

2 Germanys sign a monetary union treaty

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1990

Return To Green Acres TV movie airs

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1990

Jill Ireland, actress (Carry on Nurse, Family), dies of cancer at 54

Death
1991

USSR launches 2 cosmonauts to MIR space station

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1991

117th Preakness: Jerry Bailey aboard Hansel wins in 1:54

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1991

France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island

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1991

Edwina Booth, actress (Trader Horn), dies of heart failure at 86

Death
1992

Skip Stephenson, comedian (Real People), dies of heart attack at 52

Death
1992

Marshall Thompson, actor (Bog), dies of congestive heart failure at 65

Death