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 This day in History - June 23
370 Historic Events for June 23
1980

West German wins European soccer title (2-1 against Belgium)

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1980

"David Letterman Show," debuts on NBC-TV daytime

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1980

John Laurie, actor (39 Steps, Jericho, Kidnapped), dies at 83

Death
1980

Odile Versois, actress (Nude in a White Car, Young Lovers), dies

Death
1980

1st solar-powered coast-to-coast two-way radio conversation

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1980

Sanjay Gandhi, Indian politician, dies

Death
1980

Walter Rodney, Guyanese historian (bomanslag), dies

Death
1981

Zarah Leander, Swedish/German singer/actress (Gabriela), dies at 79

Death
1981

33 inning game ends, Pawtucket 3, Rochester 2

Event
1981

"This Was Burlesque" opens at Princess Theater NYC for 28 performances

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1981

French govt of Mauroy forms, with 4 communists

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1981

NYC mayor Koch turns down a $7,500 offer to perform comedy

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1981

Dave Koza scores Marty Barrett with bases-loaded single in bottom of 33rd inning, Pawtucket beats Rochester 3-2

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1981

Amanda Maccaro becomes 1st American to win Russian Ballet Competition

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1982

-117øF; All time low at South Pole

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1982

"Cleavage" opens and closes at Playhouse Theater NYC

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1982

Intelligence Identities Protection Act (Public Law 97-200)

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1982

Himmy, of Australia, weighs in at domestic cat record 20.7 kg (45 lb)

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1982

Mary Hart joins Entertainment Tonight

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1983

US Supreme Court ruled Congress could not veto presidential decisions

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1983

Syria throws out PLO leader Arafat

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1985

Laffit Pincay Jr becomes 2nd jockey to win $100 million

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1985

Bomb destroys Air India Boeing 747 in air near Ireland, 329 die

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1985

Alice Miller wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic

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1986

Tip O'Neill refuses to let Reagan address House

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