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 This day in History - May 20
444 Historic Events for May 20
1988

Mike Schmidt hits his 535th HR, moving into 8th place

Event
1988

Howard Stern fans disrupt WMMR's and John DeBella's "Louie Louie" parade

Event
1989

Anton Diffring, actor (Zeppelin, Fahrenheit 451), dies at 70

Death
1989

115th Preakness: Pat Valenzuela aboard Sunday Silence wins in 1:53.8

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1989

Walter McConnel, 57, is oldest to reach 27,000' Mt Everest top

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1989

China declares martial law in Beijing

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1989

Toonces The Cat takes the wheel on Saturday Night Live

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1989

John R Hicks, English economist (Nobel 1972), dies

Death
1989

Gilda Radner, comedienne (SNL, Haunted Honeymoon), dies at 42

Death
1990

"Truly Blessed" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 33 performances

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1990

Cindy Rarick wins LPGA Planters Pat Bradley Golf International

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1990

Hubble Space Telescope sends 1st photograph's from space

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1991

Chic Bull Michael Jordan, named NBA's MVP

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1991

Soviet parliament approves law allowing citizens to travel abroad

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1991

Jeff Reardon gains his 300th career save

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1991

Julian Orbon De Soto, composer, dies at 65

Death
1992

India launches its 1st satellite independently

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1992

FC Barcelona wins 373 Europe Cup 1 at London

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1992

Rap singer raps 597 syllables in under 60 seconds

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1992

VP Quayle attacks Murphy Brown for being a single mother

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1993

Max Klein, inventor (paint by numbers), dies at 77

Death
1993

274th and final "Cheers" on NBC

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1993

10m meteor comes within 150,000 km of Earth (1993KA)

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1993

Ukraine Premier Leonid Koetsjma resigns

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1994

Dallas Pratt, collector, dies at 79

Death