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 This day in History - June 17
383 Historic Events for June 17
1966

Peter Green joins John Mayall's Bluebreakers

Event
1966

Clare Look-Jaeger, Milwaukee Wisconsin, high jumper

Birth
1966

Fred Barnett, NFL wide receiver (Phila Eagles)

Birth
1967

Barbra Streisand: A Happening in Central Park performed

Event
1967

Longest doubleheader 9:15 (Tigers and Athletics)

Event
1967

"Somebody To Love" by Jefferson Airplane peaks at #5

Event
1967

1st Chinese hydrogen bomb explodes

Event
1967

Keith Sims, NFL guard (Miami Dolphins)

Birth
1967

Pearl Sinn, LPGA golfer

Birth
1967

Robyn Meagher, Antigonish Nova Scotia, 5k runner (Olympics-96)

Birth
1967

Terry Davis, NBA forward/center (Dallas Mavericks, Wash Wizards)

Birth
1967

China becomes world's 4th thermonuclear (H-bomb) power

Event
1968

Belgium govt of Eyskens-Merlot forms

Event
1968

KQEC TV channel 32 in SF, CA (PBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1968

Ohio Express' "Yummy Yummy Yummy" goes gold

Event
1969

Karen Nystrom, ice hockey forward (Canada, Oly-Silver-98)

Birth
1969

"Oh! Calcutta!" opens in NYC (almost entirely in the nude)

Event
1969

Kevin Thornton, Amarillo, vocalist (Color Me Badd-Want to Sex You Up)

Birth
1969

Patric Kjellberg, hockey forward (Team Sweden Oly-1998)

Birth
1970

Jason Hanson, NFL kicker (Detroit Lions)

Birth
1970

Popeye Jones, NBA center (Toronto Raptors)

Birth
1970

Ron "Popeye" Jones, NBA forward (Dallas Mavericks)

Birth
1970

Stephane Fiset, Montreal, NHL goalie (Colorado Avalanche)

Birth
1970

Matthew Henderson, cricketer (one Test for NZ 1930), dies

Death
1970

Arnold Ale, WLAF linebacker (Scottish Claymores)

Birth