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 This day in History - May 24
434 Historic Events for May 24
1984

Det Tigers win AL record 17th straight road game

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1985

"View to a Kill" premieres in US

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1985

-25) cyclone hits Bangladesh; about 10,000 die

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1986

Gunnar Bj‚ÄĚrnstrand, actor (7th Seal, Devil's Eye), dies at 76

Death
1986

Stephen D Thorne, Lt Cmdr USN/astronaut, dies in a plane crash at 33

Death
1986

Yakima Canutt, actor/director (Diary of a Young Comic), dies at 91

Death
1986

Country Singer Garth Brooks marries Sandy

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1986

Margaret Thatcher becomes 1st British PM to visit Israel

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1986

Reginald Huffstetler trode water for 985 hrs

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1986

Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Calgary Flames, 4 games to 1

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1987

33rd LPGA Championship won by Jane Geddes

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1987

Hermione Ferdinanda Gingold, actress (Gigi, Music Man), dies at 89

Death
1987

Al Unser Sr, 47, wins his 4th Indy 500

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1988

John Moschitta set record for fast talking: 586 words per minute

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1988

James "Hamish" Hamilton, Brit publisher (Salinger/Mitford), dies at 87

Death
1988

Tom Burtt, cricketer (NZ slow left-armer in 11 Tests 1947-53), dies

Death
1988

Power outage in Boston Garden in NHL's Stanley Cup finals

Event
1988

Porntip Nakhirunkanok, 19, of Thailand, crowned 37th Miss Universe

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1989

"Indiana Jones and Last Crusade" premieres

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1989

Herwig Hensen [Flor Mielants], Flemish dramatist/poet, dies at 72

Death
1989

NY Yankee hurler Lee Gutterman sets record of pitching 30-2/3 innings before giving up his 1st run of season

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1989

NHL's NY Rangers fire GM and coach Phil Esposito

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1989

French war criminal Paul Touvier arrested in monastery in Nice

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1989

AC Milan wins 34th Europe Cup 1 at Barcelona

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1989

Weird Al Yankovic records his UHF soundtrack

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