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 This day in History - June 11
462 Historic Events for June 11
1985

Russian space probe Vega 1 lands on Venus

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1985

Von Hayes becomes 21st to hit 2 HRS in an inning (Phils-26, Mets-7)

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1985

WJW-AM/TV in Cleveland Ohio change call letters to WRMR

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1985

Karen Ann Quinlan, comatose patient, dies in Morris Plains NJ at 31

Death
1986

Brighton Hertford, actress (BJ Jones-General Hospital)

Birth
1986

Robert E Howard, sci-fi author (Conan the Conqueror), dies at 80

Death
1986

Amnesty International megaconcert

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1986

"Blacke's Magic," last airs on NBC-TV

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1987

Margaret Thatcher is 1st British PM in 160 years to win 3rd cons term

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1988

Nathan Cook, actor (White Night), dies of an allergic reaction at 38

Death
1988

Freedomfest - Mandela addresses Wembley Stadium London

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1988

Giuseppe Saragat, president of Italy (1964-71), dies at 89

Death
1988

Galina Chistyakova of USSR sets long jump woman's record (24"8¬")

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1988

Yanks' Rick Rhoden becomes 1st pitcher to DH (0 for 1 with an RBI)

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1988

120th Belmont: Eddie Delahoussaye aboard Risen Star wins in 2:26.6

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1988

25th Curtis Cup: British Isles, 11-7

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1988

"Everything Your Heart Desires" by Daryl Hall and John Oates peaks at #3

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1988

"Rooty Toot Toot" by John Cougar Mellencamp peaks at #61

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1988

"We All Sleep Alone" by Cher peaks at #14

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1989

59th French Mens Tennis: Michael Chang beats S Edberg (61 36 46 64 62)

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1989

7th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Orville Moody

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1989

Robin Hood 16 wins LPGA Planters Pat Bradley Points Golf International

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1989

Jeff Linton Osbourne, son of Jeffrey and Sheri

Birth
1990

UN appoints Olivia Newton-John environmental ambassador

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1990

Clyde McCoy, jazz trumpeter (wah wah sound), dies at 86

Death