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 This day in History - May 19
369 Historic Events for May 19
1956

Althea Gwyn, WBL center (NY Stars)

Birth
1957

Bill Laimbeer, NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons)

Birth
1957

Sophia Crawford, London England, actress (Power Rangers)

Birth
1957

Adone Zoli forms Italian govt

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1958

Ronald Colman, British actor (Prisoner of Zenda), dies at 67

Death
1958

US and Canada form North American Air Defense Command (NORAD)

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1958

Premiere of Harold Pinter's "Birthday Party," in London

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1958

Bruno Sturmer, composer, dies at 65

Death
1958

South Pacific soundtrack album goes to #1 and stays #1 for 31 weeks

Event
1959

Nicole Brown Simpson, Frankford Germany, Mrs OJ Simpson (murdered)

Birth
1959

Jan de Quay becomes premier of Netherlands

Event
1960

USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 33,222 m

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1960

Alan Freed and eight other DJ accused of taking radio payola

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1960

DJ Alan Freed is accused of bribery in radio payola scandal

Event
1960

Belgian parliament requires rest day for self employed

Event
1960

Juan Marichal debuts as SF Giant pitcher, beats Phillies on 1 hitter

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1961

Lisa Rathgber, Hillsboro Ill, bowler (LPBT Rookie of Year 1980)

Birth
1961

Joe Howard, singer (Gay Nineties Revue), dies at 94

Death
1961

New pier opens in Scheveningen

Event
1961

Lisa Wagner, bowler (3-time LPBT Player of Year, Bowler of Decade)

Birth
1962

Stan Musial breaks Honus Wagner's NL hit record with 3,431

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1962

Iain Harvie, Scottish rock guitarist (Nothing Ever Happens)

Birth
1962

Indonesian paratroopers land in New Guinea

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1962

US performs nuclear test at Christmas Island (atmospheric)

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1962

"John Birch Society," by Chad Mitchell Trio hits #99

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