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 This day in History - June 19
403 Historic Events for June 19
1948

Panama and Costa Rica recognize Israel

Event
1948

Dervin Gordon, rocker

Birth
1948

USSR blocks access road to West Berlin

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1949

[Mary] Kathleen Turner, Springfield Mo, actress (Romancing The Stone)

Birth
1950

Constance Forslund, San Diego Calif, actress (Shining Season)

Birth
1951

Ann Wilson, San Diego Calif, rock vocalist (Heart-What About Love)

Birth
1951

Daria Nicolodi, Florence Italy, actress (Terror, Shock)

Birth
1952

Bkln Dodger Carl Erskine no-hits Chicago Cubs, 5-0

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1952

Robert Ainsworth, British MP

Birth
1952

"I've Got A Secret" debuts on CBS-TV with Garry Moore as host

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1953

Julius Rosenberg, NYC, 1st US civilian executed for espionage at 37

Death
1953

WTPA (now WHTM) TV channel 27 in Harrisburg, PA (ABC) 1st broadcast

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1953

WCSC TV channel 5 in Charleston, SC (CBS) begins broadcasting

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1953

Albert W Dent, elected president of Natl Health Council

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1953

Larry Dunn, [Dunhill], US keyboardist (Earth Wind and Fire)

Birth
1953

Ethel Rosenberg, executed at Sing Sing, in 5 tries

Death
1954

Tasmanian Devil, debuts in "Devil May Hare" by Warner Bros

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1954

Michael O'Brien, British MP

Birth
1954

54th US Golf Open: Ed Furgol shoots a 284 at Baltusrol GC in NJ

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1954

Jim Cooper, (Rep-D-TN, 1983- )

Birth
1954

Betty Jameson wins LPGA Western Golf Open

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1955

55th US Golf Open: Jack Fleck shoots a 287 at Olympic CC in SF

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1955

Mickey Mantle hits career HR # 100

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1955

Phils beat Cubs 1-0 in 15, ties longest shut out in Phillies history

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1956

Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin end partnership after 16 films

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