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 This day in History - June 15
439 Historic Events for June 15
1983

Supreme Court struck down state and local restrictions on abortion

Event
1984

Ned Glass, actor (Charade, Street Music), dies of heart failure at 78

Death
1984

Meredith Willson, composer (Meredith Willson Show), dies at 82

Death
1984

Vitesse soccer team forms in Arnhem

Event
1984

Thomas Hearns KOs Roberto Duran

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1984

"Thicke Of The Night," TV Talk Show last airs in syndication

Event
1985

Percy Fender, cricketer (13 Tests for England, 380 runs 29 wkts), dies

Death
1985

Russian space probe Vega 2 lands on Venus

Event
1985

Pinklon Thomas KOs Mike Weaver in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

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1985

"Pryor's Place," children show last airs on CBS-TV

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1985

En route to Halley's Comet, USSR's Vega 2 drops lander on Venus

Event
1985

Len Hopwood, cricketer (took 0-155 in two Tests Eng v Aust 1934), dies

Death
1986

Juli Inkster wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open

Event
1986

K K Tarapore, cricketer (Test for India 1948), killed by motor-scooter

Death
1986

86th US Golf Open: Ray Floyd shoots a 279 at Shinnecock Hills GC NY

Event
1986

Raymond Floyd wins US Open golf tournament

Event
1986

Pravda announces high-level Chernobyl staff fired for stupidity

Event
1987

Walter W Heller, US economist (Old Myths and New Realities), dies at 71

Death
1987

J A K Cochrane, cricketer (Test for S Afr 1931), dies

Death
1987

Michael Spinks TKOs Gerry Cooney in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

Event
1987

Bettino Craxi's Socialist Party wins election in Italy

Event
1988

NASA launches space vehicle S-213

Event
1988

Turkish premier ™zal meets Greek premier Papandreou in Athens

Event
1989

Victor French, actor (#44-Get Smart, Highway to Heaven), dies at 54

Death
1989

Ray McAnally, actor (My Left Foot, Empire State), dies in Dublin at 63

Death