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 This day in History - May 24
434 Historic Events for May 24
1964

Adrian Moorhouse, British 100m breaststroker (Olympic-gold-1988)

Birth
1964

Panic in Lima Peru soccer stadium, kills 300

Event
1964

Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open Invitational

Event
1964

Beatles' 3rd appearance on Ed Sullivan

Event
1964

18th Tony Awards: Luther and Hello Dolly win

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1965

Supreme Court declares federal law allowing post office to intercept communist propaganda is unconstitutional

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1965

Chris Jorgis, Palo Alto Calif, US badminton player (Olympic-92)

Birth
1966

Tommy Turner, jockey

Birth
1966

"Mame" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 1508 performances

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1966

Tony Jones, NFL tackle (Cleve Browns, Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)

Birth
1967

Heavy D, rapper

Birth
1967

AFL grants a franchise to Cincinnati Bengals

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1967

Steve McDonald, rocker (Redd Kross)

Birth
1967

Margaret Crowley, Australian 800m/1500m runner (Olympics-96)

Birth
1968

Pres De Gaulle proposes referendum and students set fire to Paris bourse

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1968

Haiti closes down shortwave station 4VEH for 40 days

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1968

Jerry Dipoto, Jersey City NJ, pitcher (NY Mets)

Birth
1968

Bernard Rogers, composer (Warrior, Passion), dies at 75

Death
1968

Mick Jagger and Marianne Faithfull arrested for drug possession

Event
1969

Martin McCague, cricketer (in Ulster AIS product, Eng quickie 1993-94)

Birth
1969

Rich Robinson, rocker (Black Crowes-Shake Your Money Maker)

Birth
1969

Beatles' "Get Back," single goes #1 and stays #1 for 5 weeks

Event
1969

Mitzi Green, actress (Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer), dies at 48

Death
1970

Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Bluegrass Golf Invitational

Event
1970

Nick Castaneda, Birmingham Ala, pairs skater (and Dawn Piepenbrink)

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