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 This day in History - June 11
462 Historic Events for June 11
1978

Leah Sexton, Miss Missouri Teen USA (1996)

Birth
1979

John Wayne, actor (Green Berets, True Grit), dies at 72

Death
1979

August Maes, Flemish actor/director (Farmer that Dies), dies at 85

Death
1979

Chuck Berry pleads guilty to income tax evasion, sentenced to 4 months

Event
1980

K-Ingleside streetcar converts to METRO service (SF)

Event
1981

Mariners beat Orioles 8-2 at Kingdome, then players go on strike

Event
1981

Eppo Doeve, Dutch graphic artist/cartoonist/painter, dies at 73

Death
1981

Cannibal Issei Sagawa kills Dutch student

Event
1982

Pope John Paul II visits Argentina

Event
1982

Movie "ET the Extra-Terrestrial" released (highest grossing film)

Event
1982

Israel and Syria stop fighting in Lebanon

Event
1982

Larry Holmes TKOs Gerry Cooney in 13 for heavyweight boxing title

Event
1983

Cards outfielder Lonnie Smith checks into a drug rehab

Event
1983

Zhu Jianhua of China set a new world record in high jump at 7-9 14

Event
1983

"My Love" by Lionel Richie peaks at #5

Event
1983

115th Belmont: Laffit Pincay Jr aboard Caveat wins in 2:27.8

Event
1983

"When I'm With You" by Sheriff peaks at #61

Event
1983

"Theme From Doctor Detroit" by Devo peaks at #59

Event
1983

"Faithfully" by Journey peaks at #12

Event
1983

"Cool Places" by Sparks and Jane Wiedlin peaks at #49

Event
1983

"Always Something There To Remind Me" by Naked Eyes peaks at #8

Event
1983

Don Genalo needs just 3 of 5 pins to win Southern Calif Open bowling tournament, miscalculates his score and intentionally gutters his ball

Event
1984

Supreme Court declares illegally obtained evidence may be admitted at trial if it could be proved that it would have been discovered legally

Event
1984

Funeral for S Nakagawa and burial of half of his ashes

Event
1984

Enrico Berlinguer, secr-general (CP) Italy, dies

Death