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 This day in History - June 11
462 Historic Events for June 11
1951

Collis King, cricketer (WI all-rounder late 70s)

Birth
1951

Mozambique becomes an oversea province of Portugal

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1952

Donnie Van Zant, rock vocalist (.38 Special)

Birth
1952

Russell Hitchcock, Melbourne Australia, rock vocalist (Air Supply)

Birth
1953

"Amos 'n Andy," TV Comedy, also radio from '29; last aired on CBS

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1953

Test Cricket debut of Alan Davidson at Trent Bridge

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1953

Peter Bergman, actor (All My Children, Starland Vocal Band)

Birth
1954

John Dyson, cricketer (NSW and Australian opening batsman)

Birth
1954

Gary Fencik, NFL defensive back (Chicago Bears)

Birth
1955

Le Mans race car accident kills 83 spectators (race continues)

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1955

87th Belmont: Eddie Arcaro aboard Nashua wins in 2:29

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1955

1st magnesium jet airplane flies

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1955

Tony Allcock, bowler

Birth
1955

Walter Hampden, actor (Sabrina, 5 Fingers, Vagabond King), dies at 75

Death
1955

Jacques Lemaigre-Dubreuil, French industrialist, murdered

Death
1955

Marcel Louis Auguste Samuel-Rousseau, composer, dies at 72

Death
1956

Corrado Alvaro, Italian writer (Poesie grigio-verdi), dies at 61

Death
1956

Joe Montana, NFL quarterback (SF 49ers)

Birth
1956

Ralph Morgan, actor (Creeper, Imposter, Jack London), dies at 73

Death
1957

12 die in a train crash in Vroman Colo

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1957

Bruce Plummer, Seattle Wash, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 West Coast)

Birth
1958

UN Security council sends observers to Lebanon

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1958

Deborah Vidal, Ponce Puerto Rico, LPGA golfer (1994 Oldsmobile-19th)

Birth
1959

Hugh Laurie, actor (Strapless)

Birth
1959

Postmaster General bans D H Lawrence's book, Lady Chatterley's Lover (overruled by US Court of Appeals in Mar 1960)

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