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 This day in History - May 29
397 Historic Events for May 29
1947

Mark Nelson, Brooklyn NY, crew member (Biosphere 2)

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1948

Linda Esther Gray, opera singer

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1948

Anthony Geary, Coalville Utah, actor (Luke/Bill-General Hospital)

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1948

Michael Berkley, composer/broadcaster

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1948

May Whitty, actress (Gaslight, Mrs Miniver, Suspicion), dies at 82

Death
1949

Gary Brooker, rock keyboardist (Procol Harum)

Birth
1949

Candid Camera, TV comedy Variety, moves to NBC

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1949

Francis Rossi, guitarist (Status Quo-Picture of a Matchstick Man)

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1950

Talat Ali, cricketer (Pakistani opening batsman in ten Tests 1972-80)

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1950

Rebbie [Maureen] Jackson, Gary Indiana, singer (R U Tuff Enuff)

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1951

Dimitrios Levidis, composer, dies at 66

Death
1951

Josef Bohuslav Foerster, composer, dies at 91

Death
1951

Robert Kahn, composer, dies at 85

Death
1951

Fanny Brice, Zeigfield Girl (Baby Snooks Show), dies at 59

Death
1951

1st North Pole flight in single engine plane-CF Blair

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1952

Louise Cooper, UK, sci-fi author (Nemesis, Inferno, Infanta, Nocturne)

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1952

2nd Round Conference between Dutch Antilles and Suriname ends

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1953

Rick Henderson, Beaumont Tx, singer (Mason Dixon-Karen Comes Around)

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1953

Edmund P Hillary and Tensing Norkay are 1st to reach summit of Everest

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1953

Ranji Nanan, cricketer (Trinidad off-spinner, 1 Test v Pakistan 1981)

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1953

Danny Elfman, LA Calif, composer (Simspon Show Theme)

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1954

Kirk and Anne Douglas married

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1954

Pope Pius X issues holy declaration

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1955

Jerry Dengler, Colo Springs, singer (Mason Dixon-Karen Comes Around)

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1955

John Hinckley Jr, shot and wounded Pres Reagan (1981)

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