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 This day in History - June 17
383 Historic Events for June 17
1987

Dick Howser, mgr (NY Yankees and KC Royal), dies of brain cancer at 51

Death
1988

Microsoft releases MS DOS 4.0

Event
1988

Bruce Springsteen separates from Juliette Phillips

Event
1988

Women sentenced to 90 years in 1st product tampering murder case

Event
1988

Givens' Family reports Mike Tyson beats his wife Robin Givens

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1988

Soyuz TM-5 launches

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1989

John Matusek, NFLer (Oak Raider)/actor, dies of a heart attack at 38

Death
1989

Stanley David Griggs, astronaut (STS 51-D), dies plane crash at 59

Death
1989

US beats Guatemala 2-1, in 3rd round of 1990 world soccer cup

Event
1990

90th US Golf Open: Hale Irwin shoots a 280 at Medinah CC in Medinah Il

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1990

"Zoya's Apartment" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 45 perfs

Event
1990

Chris Johnson wins LPGA Atlantic City Golf Classic

Event
1990

"Some Americans Abroad" closes at Vivian Beaumont NYC after 62 perfs

Event
1990

Dick Elffers, graphic artist, dies

Death
1990

Palmira Henry, fashion designer, dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 44

Death
1991

Pres Zachary Taylors body is exhumed to test how he died

Event
1991

South Africa abolishes last of its apartheid laws

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1991

Country entertainer Minnie Pearl suffers a stroke at 78

Event
1992

Dewey Balfa, bayou fiddler, dies at 65

Death
1992

Phila 76ers trade Charles Barkley to Phoenix Suns

Event
1992

Frederick Exley, novelist (Fan's Note), dies at 63

Death
1992

Slaughtering by Inkhata-followers at Boipatong, S Africa, kills 42

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1992

Conn Gov Lowell Weicker and WFAN DJ Don Imus change places for 1 day

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1993

French of Nouhuys, civil servant in Indonesia, dies at 88

Death
1993

Angus Suttie, English potter, dies of AIDS at 46

Death