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 This day in History - June 18
398 Historic Events for June 18
1952

Barry Champagne, Louisiana, stunt coorindator (Licence to Kill)

Birth
1952

Carol Kane, Cleveland Ohio, actress (Dog Day Afternoon, Simka-Taxi)

Birth
1953

Eugene Stephens is 1st to get 3 hits and Red Sox score 17 runs in 1 Inning (7th) Red Sox beat Detroit 23-3

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1953

USAF C124 Globemaster crashes near Tokyo killing 129 servicemen

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1953

Egypt proclaimed a republic, General Neguib becomes president

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1953

Jerome Smith, US guitarist (KC and the Sunshine Band-Boogie Shoes)

Birth
1954

Pierre MendŠs-France forms French government

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1954

William Beard, rock drummer (Face To Face)

Birth
1955

Walter Rein, composer, dies at 61

Death
1955

Willy Burkhard, composer, dies at 55

Death
1955

"3 for Tonight" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 85 performances

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1956

Last of foreign troops leaves Egypt as Brits leave Suez Canal

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1956

Brian Benben, Winchester Va, actor (Dream On, Gangster Chronicles)

Birth
1957

John Diefenbacker (C) takes office as PM of Canada

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1957

Tom Bailey, England, rocker (Thompson Twins-Doctor Doctor)

Birth
1957

Andrea Evans, actress (Young and Restless, Tina-One Life to Live)

Birth
1958

Daniels Koran, saxophonist (Atlantic Star-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover)

Birth
1958

Douglas Jardine, cricketer (22 Tests for England), dies

Death
1959

1st telecast transmitted from England to US

Event
1959

Ethel Barrymore, [Blythe], actress (None but the lonely), dies at 79

Death
1960

"Destry Rides Again" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 472 perfs

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1960

60th US Golf Open: Arnold Palmer shoots 280 at Cherry Hills in Denver

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1960

Giants hire Tom Sheehan as baseball's oldest debuting manager (66)

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1960

Real Madrid wins 5th Europe Cup 1

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1961

Andres Galarraga, Caracas Venezuela, infielder (Colorado Rockies)

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