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 This day in History - June 26
415 Historic Events for June 26
1983

"Show Boat" closes at Uris Theater NYC after 73 performances

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1983

"Loving" premieres on TV

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1983

Ayako Okamoto wins LPGA Rochester Golf International

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1984

Barbra Streisand records "Here We Are at Last"

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1984

Carl Foreman, producer, dies of cancer at 69

Death
1984

George H Gallup, pollster (Gallup Poll), dies at 82

Death
1984

1st flight of Shuttle Discovery (41-D) scrubbed at T -4

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1984

Tiny Tim gets married

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1986

Laurie Fishlock, cricketer (4 Tests for England), dies

Death
1986

South African journalist Zwelakhe Sisulu arrested

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1987

Losing 9-0 to Red Sox, Yanks score 11 in 3rd and win 12-11 in 10 inn

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1987

Supreme Court Justice Lewis F Powell Jr announces his retirement

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1987

Glen Hall, cricketer (Test for South Africa 1965), commits suicide

Death
1988

Kathy Postlewait wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship

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1989

Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson marry for 2nd time

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1989

Supreme Court rules 16 year olds can receive death penalty

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1989

Canada updates coins with a new potrait of the Queen

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1990

122øF in Phoenix Arizona

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1990

Mary Ward, [Myra Syri‰r], actress (Playing for Keeps), dies

Death
1990

8 KS and OK radio stations boycott k d lang, due to her anti-meat ad

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1990

New Kid on the Block Donnie Wahlberg release from hospital after fall

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1991

Carmine Coppola, composer/conductor (Godfather II), dies at 80

Death
1991

Amy Elizabeth Goodman, of California, crowned America's Junior Miss

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1991

Charlotte Hornets make Larry Johnson of UNLV, NBA's #1 draft pick

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1991

Ky medical examiner announces Zachary Taylor died of natural causes

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