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 This day in History - May 19
369 Historic Events for May 19
1976

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

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1976

Liverpool wins 5th UEFA Cup at Bridge

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1976

Kevin Garnett, NBA forward (Minnesota Timberwolves)

Birth
1976

Senate establishes permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

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1976

Gold ownership legalized in Australia

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1977

"Smokey and the Bandit," premieres

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1978

George Gladstone, cricketer (one Test WI v England 1930), dies

Death
1979

Guitarist Eric Clapton marries Patti Boyd

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1979

105th Preakness: Ron Franklin aboard Spectacular Bid wins in 1:54.2

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1979

"In The Navy" by Village People hits #3

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1980

"Blackstone" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 104 performances

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1980

Ringo and Barbara Bach are involved in a car crash

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1981

Pirate Jim Bibby gives up a leadoff single to Brave Terry Harper, then retires next 27 batters

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1982

Sophia Loren jailed in Naples for tax evasion

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1982

IFK G”teborg wins 11th UEFA Cup at G”teborg

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1983

Weird Al Yankovic gives live performance at Wax Museum in Wash DC

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1983

Jean Rey, Belgian minister, dies

Death
1983

NASA launches Intelsat V

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1984

110th Preakness: Angel Cordero Jr aboard Gate Dancer wins in 1:53.6

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1984

Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers beat NY Islanders, 4 games to 1

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1984

Pat LaFontaine scores 2 goals within 22 sec in an NHL playoff game

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1984

"King Of Suede" by Weird Al Yankovic hits #62

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1984

STS 41-D vehicle moves to launch pad

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1985

Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Chrysler-Plymouth Golf Classic

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1986

Anti-apartheid activist HClane Pastoors sentenced to 10 yrs in S Afr

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