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 This day in History - June 5
410 Historic Events for June 5
1980

Lauritz Lauritzen, German politician, dies at 70

Death
1980

Soyuz T-2 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station

Event
1981

Philo McCullough, actor (Branded, Ridin' Thru), dies

Death
1981

TODAY/PC runs for 1st time

Event
1981

George Harrison releases "Somewhere in England"

Event
1981

Center of Disease Control reports of a pneumonia affecting gays (AIDS)

Event
1981

Astro's Nolan Ryan passes Early Wynn as all-time walk leader (1,777)

Event
1982

Waterfront streetcar begins operating in Seattle

Event
1982

52nd French Womens Tennis: M Navratilova beats Andrea Jaeger (76 61)

Event
1982

114th Belmont: Laffit Pincay Jr aboard Conquistador Cielo wins in 2:28

Event
1982

"Murphy's Law" by Cheri hits #39

Event
1983

37th Tony Awards: Torch Song Trilogy and Cats win

Event
1983

53rd French Mens Tennis: Yannick Noah beats Mats Wilander (62 75 76)

Event
1983

Alice Miller wins West Virginia LPGA Golf Classic

Event
1984

Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, Indies Sikh leader

Death
1984

Cyndi Lauper's "Time After Time" becomes #1

Event
1984

Indira Gandhi orders attack on Sikh's holiest site (Golden Temple)

Event
1986

SD Padre Steve Garvey ejected for 1st time

Event
1987

Dwight Gooden returns from drug rehabilitation and allows wins game

Event
1987

"Nightline" presents it's 1st "Town Meeting" the subject is AIDS and the show runs until 3:47 AM

Event
1988

Clarence M Pendleton, chairman of comm on Civil Rights (1981-88) dies

Death
1988

Russian orthodox church celebrates 1,000th anniversary

Event
1988

1st Children's Miracle Network Telethon raises $590,000

Event
1988

Kay Cottee sails into Sydney as 1st woman to circle globe alone

Event
1988

58th French Mens Tennis: Mats Wilander beats Henri Leconte (75 62 61)

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