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 This day in History - May 5
406 Historic Events for May 5
1954

John Greg Adams, Scottsdale AZ, PGA golfer (1982 Hall of Fame-2nd)

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1954

Peter Erskine, jazz drummer (Weather Report)

Birth
1955

Melinda Culea, Western Springs Ill, actress (A-Team, Brotherly Love)

Birth
1955

Robert Feld, Nashville Tn, National Scrabble Champion (1990)

Birth
1955

US performs nuclear test at Nevada test Site

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1955

West Germany granted full sovereignty by 3 occupying powers

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1955

"Damn Yankees" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 1022 performances

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1955

Indies parliament accept hindu-divorce

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1956

World championships of judo are 1st held, in Tokyo

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1956

Dick Kemper, Amsterdam Neth, rock vocalist/bassist (Vandenberg)

Birth
1956

82nd Kentucky Derby: David Erb aboard Needles wins in 2:03.4

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1956

Charles R Gallas, lexicographer (French Dictionary), dies at 88

Death
1956

Jim Bailey (US) runs mile a record 3:58.6 in LA Calif

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1956

Broekster Boys soccer team forms in Damwoude

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1957

Adolf Sch„rf elected president of Austria

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1957

Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Peach Blossom Golf Open

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1957

Lisa Eilbacher, Dharan Saudi Arabia, actress (Beverly Hills Cop)

Birth
1957

Thereza Bazaar, rocker (Dollar-Love's Gotta Hold on Me)

Birth
1957

Mikhail Fabianovich Gnesin, composer, dies at 74

Death
1958

US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak

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1958

Pulitzer prize awarded to James Agee for (Death in the Family)

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1958

KNME TV channel 5 in Albuquerque, NM (PBS) begins broadcasting

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1959

Ian McCullough, rock vocalist (Echo and Bunnymen-Heaven Up Here)

Birth
1960

Sulho Ranta, composer, dies at 58

Death
1961

Hiro Hase, wrestler (NJPW)

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