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 This day in History - June 23
370 Historic Events for June 23
1956

Gamal Abdel Nasser elected president of Egypt

Event
1957

Lee John, [John L Mcgregor], English singer/actor (Body Talk)

Birth
1957

Louis Frnberg, writer, dies at 48

Death
1957

Frances McDormand, actress, (Fargo, Academy Award)

Birth
1957

David Houghton, cricketer (Zimbabwe batsman, 266 v Sri Lanka 1994)

Birth
1958

Dutch Reformed Church accepts women ministers

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1958

Foundation Praemium Erasmianum (Erasmus Prize) established

Event
1958

Edvard Armas Jarnefeldt, composer, dies at 88

Death
1958

Fed judge rules race separation must end in 2« years in Little Rock

Event
1959

Danny Sharp, Hamilton Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1986 Quinte Festival)

Birth
1959

Jean Gallon, composer, dies at 80

Death
1960

Japan signs security treaty with the US

Event
1960

"Pat Boone Show," last airs on ABC-TV

Event
1961

Franz de Backer, Flemish writer (Rubens' Daughter), dies at 70

Death
1961

Antarctic Treaty goes into effect

Event
1961

Cubs Ernie Banks ends his 717 consecutive-games-played streak

Event
1961

Phillies overcome 9-0, losing 11-2 they score 4 in 8th and 6 in 9th

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1961

USAF Maj Robert M White takes X-15 to 32,830 m

Event
1961

LaSalle Thompson, NBA forward/center (Phila 76ers)

Birth
1961

Mark Drillich, Dutch pop bassist (Kong-Slauerhoff)

Birth
1962

Laos Suvanna Phuma forms govt

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1962

Richard Coles, rock keyboardist (Communards)

Birth
1962

Paul LaGreca, Bronx NY, actor (Big Trouble)

Birth
1962

Larry Doby, retires from Cleve Indians to play in Japan

Event
1962

"Subways Are after Sleeping" closes at St James NYC after 205 perfs

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