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 This day in History - June 16
386 Historic Events for June 16
1953

Despite Johnny Mize 2,000th hit, Yanks lose ending 18 game win streak and also ending St Louis Brown 14 game losing streak

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1953

Ian Mosley, Paddington London, drummer (Marillion-Clutching at Straws)

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1954

Dutch military conscription shortened from 20 to 18 months

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1954

Ngo Dinh Diem elected president of Vietnam

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1954

Jeffrey S Ashby, Dallas Tx, astronaut (sk: STS 85)

Birth
1954

Gary Roberts, rocker (Boomtown Rats)

Birth
1955

Pope Pius XII ex-communicates Argentine Pres Juan Peron

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1955

Louise Suggs wins LPGA Triangle Round Robin Golf Tournament

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1955

Laurie Metcalf, Carbonville Illinois, actress (Jackie-Roseanne)

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1955

Simon Bailey, priest

Birth
1956

56th US Golf Open: Cary Middlecoff shoots a 281 at Oak Hill CC NY

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1956

88th Belmont: David Erb aboard Needles wins in 2:29.8

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1957

French offensive in Algeria

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1957

White Sox reliever Dixie Howell hits 2 HRs to beat Wash Senators 8-6

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1957

Ian Buchanan, Scotland, actor (General Hospital, Gary Shandling Show)

Birth
1957

Adri van Tiggelen, Dutch soccer star (Sparta/PSV)

Birth
1958

Jose Pablo Moncayo Garcia, composer, dies at 45

Death
1958

"Flip Top Box" by Dicky Doo and The Don'ts hits #46

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1958

Govt troops land on North-Celebes Indonesia

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1959

George Reeves, actor (Superman, Gone with the Wind), shoots self at 45

Death
1960

"Psycho," opens in NY

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1960

Pres Eisenhower cancels trip to Japan

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1961

Dave Garroway is fired as Today Show host

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1961

O C Scott, cricketer (WI leg-spinner in 8 Tests), dies

Death
1961

Soviet ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev defects to West in Paris

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