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 This day in History - June 8
445 Historic Events for June 8
1952

Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Eastern Women's Golf Open

Event
1953

Bonnie Tyler, singer (Total Eclipse of the Heart)

Birth
1953

Segregated lunch counters in DC forbidden by Supreme Court

Event
1953

Tornadoes kill 110 in Mich and Ohio

Event
1953

Cluster of 6 tornadoes touch down in Flint Michigan killing 113

Event
1953

Godfrey Tearle, actor (39 Steps, Mandy, At Dawn We Die), dies at 68

Death
1954

Alan M Turing, British mathematician (Turing), commits suicide at 41

Death
1955

James Jonathan Sylvers, rocker

Birth
1955

Dodgers option Tommy Lasorda to make room on roster for Sandy Koufax

Event
1955

Griffin Dunne, actor (American Werewolf in London, Who's That Girl)

Birth
1956

Lim Yem Hock forms Singapore govt

Event
1956

WDAM TV channel 7 in Laurel-Hattiesburg, MS (NBC) begins broadcasting

Event
1957

Scott Raymond Adams, Catskill NY, cartoonist (Dilbert)

Birth
1958

Stan Brock, NFL tackle (SD Chargers)

Birth
1958

Keenan Ivory Wayans, NYC, comedian (In Living Color)

Birth
1958

4th LPGA Championship won by Mickey Wright

Event
1959

X-15 makes 1st unpowered flight, from a B-52 at 11,500 m

Event
1959

1st official "missile mail" lands (Jacksonville, Fla)

Event
1960

Linda Hanley, Laguna Beach Calif, beach volleyballer (Olympics-4th-96)

Birth
1960

Mike Hucknail, rocker (Simply Red-Every Time We Say Goodbye)

Birth
1960

Argentine government demands release of Adolf Eichmann

Event
1960

1st date in James Clavell's novel "Nobel House"

Event
1961

Milwaukee sets record of 4 consecutive HRs (Eddie Mathews, Hank Aaron Joe Adcock and Frank Thomas)

Event
1961

Kevin Gross, Downey CA, pitcher (Texas Rangers)

Birth
1961

English prince Edward, Duke of Kent, weds Katharine Worsley

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