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 This day in History - June 22
385 Historic Events for June 22
1982

Pete Rose gets his 3,772nd hit, moves past Aaron into 2nd place

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1982

Manhattan institutes bus-only lanes

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1982

Alan Webb, actor (King Lear, Challenge to Lassie), dies at 75

Death
1982

Susan Lea Hammett, of Miss, 18, crowned 25th America's Junior Miss

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1983

NHL institutes a 5 minute sudden death overtime period

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1983

"Monty Python's The Meaning of Life," released in France

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1983

1st time a satellite is retrieved from orbit, by Space Shuttle

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1984

Joseph Losey, director (Go-Between, M, Concrete Jungle), dies at 75

Death
1984

Carl Pohlad becomes CEO of Minn Twins

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1984

Calvin Griffith signs letter of intent to sell ownership of Twins

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1984

Jolande van de Meer swims Dutch record 800 m freestyle (8:39.30)

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1984

Joseph Luns resigns as secretary-general of NATO

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1985

"Smuggler's Blues" by Glenn Frey peaks at #12

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1985

"Grind" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 79 performances

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1986

Pirate Radio Euro Weekend (Holland) begins transmitting

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1986

Judy Dickinson wins LPGA Rochester Golf International

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1986

Spain's premier Gonzalez' Socialist Party wins elections

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1987

Tom Seaver retires after 3rd try with NY Mets

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1987

Fred Astaire, actor/dancer (Royal Wedding, Let's Dance), dies at 88

Death
1988

Bramwell Fletcher, actor (Mummy, Raffles, Svengali), dies at 84

Death
1988

Dennis Day, actor/tenor (Jack Benny Show), dies of ALS at 71

Death
1988

Ross Ford, actor (Reform School Girl, Jungle Patrol), dies

Death
1989

Bengt Viktor Johansson, composer, dies at 74

Death
1989

Lee Calhoun, hurdler (Olympics-gold-56, 60), dies at 66

Death
1990

Braves replace manager Russ Nixon with GM Bobby Cox

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