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 This day in History - June 28
380 Historic Events for June 28
1946

Enrico de Nicola becomes 1st pres of Italy

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1946

Permanent radio play-by-play of Cleve Indians games begins

Event
1946

John "Mike" Lounge, Denver Colo, astr (STS 51-I, STS 26, STS 35)

Birth
1946

Gilda Radner, Detroit Mich, actress (SNL, Haunted Honeymoon)

Birth
1946

Bruce Davison, Phila, actor (Capt Wyler-Hunter, Willard, High Risk)

Birth
1947

Mark Helprin, US writer

Birth
1947

Patrick Kincaid, who wrote the TODAY program; send him a card

Birth
1947

"Temptation (Tim-Tayshun) by Red Ingle with Jo Stafford hits #1

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1947

Stanislav K Neumann, Czech poet (Anti-Guide), dies at 72

Death
1948

US/British airlift to West-Berlin begins

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1948

Kathy Bates, Memphis TN, academy award winning actress (Misery)

Birth
1949

Edward Totah, art dealer

Birth
1949

Don Baylor, Tx, baseball player (Rockies, 1979 AL RBI leader, 267 HBP)

Birth
1950

"Michael Todd's Peep Show" opens at Winter Garden NYC for 278 perfs

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1950

Henry Balfour Gardiner, composer, dies at 72

Death
1950

Ken Arthur, Australian softball asst coach (Olympics-bronze-96)

Birth
1950

North Korean forces capture Seoul, South Korea [or 1/4/1951?]

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1951

"Amos 'n' Andy" premieres on CBS TV

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1952

Pietro Mennea, Italian runner (200m world record)

Birth
1953

8th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls

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1954

Ava Barber, Knoxville Tn, country singer (Lawrence Welk Show)

Birth
1954

Alice Krige, South Africa, actress (Chariots of Fire, Ladykiller)

Birth
1954

111øF (44øC) at Camden, South Carolina (state record)

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1954

Red deer, in Milwaukee Zoo, oldest known deer, dies at 26

Death
1955

Nikolai Simyatov, USSR, nordic skier (Olympic-3 golds-1976)

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